New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers

Police said Kenneth Sudden, 41, attacked a livery cab driver following an argument in Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

Outrage After Stolen Livery Cab Gets Ticket Hours After Driver Is Stabbed

There is outrage from livery cab drivers after they say a ticket was found on the bloody car of a stolen livery cab hours after its driver was brutally attacked in Queens.

09/26/2014

A ride-sharing program exclusive to women was set to become available in New York City, Westchester County and on Long Island on Sept. 15, 2014. (Photo: CBS 2)

Ride-Sharing Service Exclusively For Women Begins Monday In NYC, Suburbs

There are so many options for car service these days — from taxis and livery cabs to the ride-sharing service Uber. And now there’s an option just for women launching next week.

09/12/2014

Surveillance image of two suspects sought in deadly shooting of livery cab driver in the Bronx. (credit: NYPD)

Sources: 3 Arrested In Killing Of 2 Livery Cab Drivers In The Bronx

The trio were also wanted in connection with robberies of convenience stores in Yonkers and the Bronx, sources said.

08/15/2014

Livery Cab (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Group Calls For Action After 2 Livery Cab Drivers Killed In The Bronx

For the second time in a week, a livery cab driver has been fatally shot in the Bronx and a drivers’ rights group believes the two cases may be connected.

08/12/2014

Maoudo Kane, 49, was shot and killed in his livery cab. His body was found dumped on a Bronx street. (Credit: NYSFTD)

Livery Cab Driver Found Shot To Death On Bronx Street

The New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers was offering a $5,000 reward Tuesday for an arrest in the slaying of a livery cab driver whose body was found on a Bronx street.

08/05/2014

Snow left on top of a car can become a serious threat to other motorists. (Credit CBS 2)

NY Cabbies Call For Penalties Against Drivers Who Don’t Clear Snow, Ice Off Cars

New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers spokesman Fernando Mateo is asking the de Blasio administration and state lawmakers to revisit a bill introduced in 2009 that would impose penalties, including a $1,000 fine.

02/11/2014

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

Program Allowing Cabbies To Drive Revelers’ Cars Deemed Success

The New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers has declared success for a program that allows cabbies to drive people home in their own cars when they’ve had one drink too many.

12/29/2013

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

Livery Cabs

Cabbie Advocate: Alleged Rape Highlights Need For Illegal Livery Cab Crackdown

Police said a livery cab driver raped a woman last week in Brooklyn, but was the suspect really a legitimate cabbie?

09/24/2013

(credit: Andrea Grymes/CBS 2)

Taxi Driver Advocate: Bike Messenger To Blame For Shocking Accident

Following the horrific taxi crash this week that ripped off the foot of a British tourist from Midtown, the union representing cab drivers has called for tighter regulations on bike messengers.

08/24/2013

Livery Driver Killed In Brooklyn (credit: CBS 2)

Livery Cab Driver Fatally Stabbed With Umbrella In Brooklyn

Uro Ama Orji, 54, was stabbed in the eye with an umbrella in Brownsville on Thursday, police said. A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case.

06/14/2013

Livery Cabbie Shot Dead

Livery Cab Driver Plowed Into 3 Parked Cars After Shooting

A livery cab driver was shot and killed in Brooklyn early Monday, and police said he was likely targeted.

04/01/2013

Gas Station Line

Cabbies Demand Express Lane For Fueling Up, Complain Of Long Daily Waits

New York cabbies on Monday night were demanding an express lane at local gas stations, as they complained of waiting up to 6 hours a day to refuel.

11/05/2012

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Reward Offered In Bronx Livery Cab Attacks

A $1,000 reward is being offered after a pair of violent attacks on livery cab drivers last month.

09/02/2012

New York City Taxis (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Signs Cabbie Sex Trafficking Bill

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has signed a bill to strengthen penalties against cabbies who knowingly work with sex traffickers.

06/22/2012

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