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: Timeline: Snow Expected To Blanket The Tri-State Area Thursday Morning
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: Biden Administration To Give Out 400 Million Free N95 Masks
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: Gas Eyed As Cause Of House Explosion That Killed 1 Woman, Injured 8 Others In The Bronx
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