Survey Reveals Disturbing Trend Among Some Access-A-Ride Drivers
NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — A new survey has revealed a disturbing trend amongst car-service drivers for NYC transit’s para-transit program.
Investigators found that more than a quarter of Access-A-Ride drivers have texted or spoke on cellphones while transporting disabled passengers.
Inspectors also found that 36 percent drove dangerously and 6 percent had been seen speeding.
The MTA Inspector General’s office said that a car service broker had been used to reduce costs.
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