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A taxi is viewed on September 4, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Program Allows Cabbies To Drive Revelers Home In Own Cars

The New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers on Sunday announced a program in which taxi drivers will make sure both you and your car get home safely if you’ve had one drink too many.

12/22/2013

Proceeds from the NYC taxi drivers calendar will go to a charity supporting low-income and immigrant families. (credit: Hazel Sanchez/WLNY 10/55)

NYC Cab Drivers Strike A Pose For New Calendar

Some drivers have emerged from behind their wheels of their yellow cabs to become the faces of the first-ever NYC taxi drivers calendar.

12/09/2013

FILE - A New York City taxi (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Cabbies Rally Against Livery Cab Bill Outside Gov. Cuomo’s NYC Office

The drivers shouted “Fix the bill!” and hoisted signs that said “This bill kills jobs!” Working cabbies honked in solidarity as they cruised up Third Avenue.

10/04/2011

New York City Taxi Cab

City Council Bill Hikes Fines On Taxi Drivers Who Refuse Passengers

New York City taxi drivers who refuse to take passengers to their requested destination will soon be slapped with increased fines. The City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a bill that increases those penalties.

05/12/2011

LaGuardia College Hosts Cabbie Class

Students go to college for many reasons and many different courses, but there’s one course at LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City that most New Yorkers don’t know about: Taxi School.

11/11/2010

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Huntington Woman Accused Of Robbing Cab Drivers

HUNTINGTON, N.Y. (AP) – Police have arrested a Long Island woman on charges she robbed two taxi cab drivers after slashing them with a knife.     Amy Kowalewski of Huntington was charged with two counts […]

09/14/2010

Marcel Cobb - Photo: Suffolk County Police Department

Man Charged In String Of Long Island Taxi Robberies

The Wyandanch man has charged with eight robberies of taxi cab drivers.

08/26/2010