New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers
Police said a livery cab driver raped a woman last week in Brooklyn, but was the suspect really a legitimate cabbie?
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.
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.
A livery cab driver was shot and killed in Brooklyn early Monday, and police said he was likely targeted.
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.
A $1,000 reward is being offered after a pair of violent attacks on livery cab drivers last month.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg has signed a bill to strengthen penalties against cabbies who knowingly work with sex traffickers.
The video shows two passengers in the back seat — except they’re not ordinary passengers. They’re thieves. And they’re about to pull a job.
The New York State Federation Of Taxi Drivers has set up a relief effort that is aiming to raise $100,000. A separate effort is being undertaken by a Latino fraternity at Pace University, where a relative of the victims is a freshman.
A livery cab driver who was shot by a passenger during a Bronx robbery attempt has succumbed to his injuries.
Mateo applauded the bravery of those who were able to stop the suspect and said the Federation of Taxi Drivers would offer them a $500 reward as a “small token of appreciation.”
As police search for the suspect involved in Friday’s shooting of a livery cab driver in Ozone Park, NYSFTD President Fernando Mateo said the driver can’t speak, but is communicating through gestures.