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.

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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,

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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.

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