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Repeated Snowstorms Leave Cars Filthy Across Area

If it seems as if people are checking out your car a lot more often these days, you are probably right – but perhaps not for the reason you think.

02/11/2014

A boy was struck and killed by a taxi crossing the street at West End Ave and 97th Street on Friday night(Credit CBS 2)

Boy, 9, Struck And Killed By Taxi Crossing Upper West Side Street

Police say a nine-year-old boy has been killed and his father injured after they were struck by a taxi while crossing a New York City street.

01/11/2014

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 NJ TRANSIT bus crashes into a storefront after a collision with a taxi in Newark on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

NJ TRANSIT Bus Crashes Into Newark Building

The bus was headed for Newark’s Penn Station when it was struck by a cab, sending the bus into a storefront.

12/19/2013

TLC Chair David Yassky announcing wheelchair accessible cab agreement, Dec. 6, 2013. (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

NYC Agrees To Improve Taxi Access For Disabled

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Taxi and Limousine Commissioner David Yassky say New York City will adopt regulations requiring that half of the city’s 13,000 yellow cabs be accessible to people with disabilities.

12/06/2013

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

Cab Drivers Spar Over New ‘Taxi Tax’ To Help With Health Insurance Sign-Up

Some cabbies turned in petitions over the six cents per fare fee, but other drivers said the money will go to good use.

11/20/2013

Mohammed Himon (credit: Facebook)

Cab Driver Who Struck British Tourist In Midtown Won’t Face Charges

Sian Green, 23, of Leicester, England was struck when the taxi jumped a curb at Sixth Ave near Radio City Music Hall on Aug. 20. She was rushed into surgery, but doctors couldn’t save her left foot.

11/14/2013

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

NYC Cab Drivers Rank Second In Annual Global Taxi Survey

New York’s iconic yellow taxis may be some of the most well-known in the world, but if you’re looking for the best cab drivers, you’ll have to go across the pond.

11/05/2013

Robert Nedeski (credit: Linden Police Department)

Police: Edison Man Called 911 For A Taxi

Robert Nedeski is charged with disorderly conduct and making a false 911 call.

10/24/2013

A suspect wanted for allegedly attacking a cab driver in the Bronx. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Robbed, Slashed, Punched Cab Driver In The Bronx

It happened Saturday on the Grand Concourse.

10/23/2013

A Nissan NV200 "Taxi of Tomorrow" is seen on Thursday, June 20, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Judge Shuts Down City’s Taxi Of Tomorrow Project

The city has vowed to appeal, after the Taxi of Tomorrow project was shut down by a judge who said the city was going beyond its legal authority.

10/08/2013

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

4 Hurt When SUV Taxi Flips Over In Queens

A taxi flipped over in Maspeth, Queens Wednesday afternoon, leaving four people injured.

10/02/2013

Sian Green (Instagram)

Tourist Who Lost Foot In Midtown Taxi Accident Now Back In U.K.

Sian Green, the tourist who lost her foot when a cab jumped the curb and slammed into her in Midtown, has returned home to the U.K.

10/01/2013

(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

A taxi cab SUV (credit: Philip J. Victor, CBSNewYork.com)

Did Behind-The-Wheel Stress Play A Role In Midtown Accident?

Mohammed Himon said that he isn’t a bad driver and that obstacles and other challenges played a part in the wild accident.

08/23/2013

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