NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Questions about local geography are taking a back seat on the exam drivers must take to operate a New York City yellow cab.
The Taxi and Limousine Commission said GPS technology has a lot to do with the change.READ MORE: Jay-Z, Carole King Among Artists Elected To 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Spokesman Allan Fromberg calls the change a “practical modernization” of the test and a “catching up to the times,” according to The New York Times,READ MORE: Times Square Shooting Suspect Farrakhan Muhammad Taken Into Custody
Only 10 geography questions remain. They have to do with navigating the city with a map.
The new exam can now cover more safety issues, the TLC said.MORE NEWS: COVID Vaccination Rate Among Nursing Home Staffers Has Families Of Residents Concerned
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