New Bill Calls For Passenger Panic Buttons In All New York City TaxicabsA city lawmaker is introducing legislation requiring a panic button connected directly to the police be installed in passenger areas of all taxi cabs and livery vehicles.
CBS2 Exclusive: Cabbies Powerfully Moved By Video About Pedestrian FatalitiesThe city is trying to educate municipal drivers using a video with stories of pedestrians mowed down in crosswalks, hit-and-run accident, and a bicyclist killed by a truck.
CBS2 Exclusive: Undercover With TLC On Sting Targeting Illegal Taxis At AirportsThe city's Taxi and Limousine Commission is cracking down on illegal taxis at the airports – with cabbies that are allegedly ripping off unsuspecting tourists and that sometimes are not even licensed.
Yellow Taxi Group Lawsuit Claims NYC Is Letting Uber Operate IllegallyThe group of yellow taxi cab garages and medallion owners claims the city's embrace of Uber has taken millions from their pockets.
Pedestrian Fatality Video To Be Used As Part Of NYC Cabbie TrainingNew York City cab drivers and other city workers will soon be required to watch a video about pedestrians killed by automobiles as part of the city's effort to reduce such fatalities.
Man Believes Fake Taxi Driver Scammed Him With Credit Card SkimmerA cabbie apparently without credentials is suspected of stealing credit card information with a special device.
Geography Questions Take Back Seat On NYC Yellow Cab ExamThe Taxi and Limousine Commission said GPS technology has a lot to do with the change.
Cabbie's License Suspended After Pregnant Woman Is Allegedly Roughed UpThe Taxi and Limousine Commission announced Tuesday that it has suspended the license of a cab driver accused of throwing a pregnant woman out of his vehicle.
CBS2 Exclusive: Woman Blames Premature Birth On Being Roughed Up By CabbieA woman claims the driver’s violent act caused her to deliver her baby five weeks early, and the cabbie remained behind the wheel as of Monday night.
TLC Commissioner Stresses Importance Of Seatbelts After Bob Simon's DeathThe TLC requires all of its registered vehicles to have working seatbelts, but there's no state law requiring passengers to wear them.
TLC To Let Uber Drivers Return To Street Hails With Yellow CabsThe Taxi and Limousine Commission has decided to try letting the older cars turn yellow.
TLC Apologizes For Seizing Brooklyn Fruit Store Worker's Vehicle, Calling It Illegal TaxiA Brooklyn fruit store manager and employee received a public apology from the Taxi and Limousine Commission, after they claimed that they were victimized by overzealous inspectors.
CBS2 Exclusive: Brooklyn Grocer Says TLC Seized Car For No ReasonA Brooklyn fruit store manager was claiming Friday that he and an employee were victimized by overzealous inspectors, who deemed their private car an illegal taxi and seized it.
City Council Backs Bill Requiring Warning Signs About Assaulting Taxi DriversTaxi drivers’ advocates on Wednesday lauded the City Council for passing a bill requiring stickers in cabs warning of the penalties for assaults on drivers.
City Council Could Soon Consider Bill For Taxi Grading SystemDriving in New York City can be a bit of an adventure, but the city council could soon consider a bill to help keep at least the cab drivers in check.