City Taxi Drivers Subject To New Dress Code

Drivers Told To Wear "Professional Attire"

NEW YORK (CBS 2/WCBS 880/1010 WINS) — If you come across a shabby cabbie, that driver could soon be facing a fine for his or her fashion faux pas. The Taxi and Limousine Commission wants drivers to present a “professional appearance.”

The current dress code bans tube tops, tank tops and bathing trunks. The revised code doesn’t get too specific.

A driver advocacy group wonders exactly what constitutes “professional attire,” as TLC Commissioner David Yassky admits the dress code is difficult to enforce as it is now.
WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond talks with cab drivers about the dress code

1010 WINS Reporter Kathleen Maloney on the new dress code

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