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Friday November 28, 2014

Cabbies Caught Chatting on Cell Phones Face Fines

NYC's Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) has approved new rules which ban taxi drivers from speaking on any cell phone, including hands-free devices. 

Those caught will receive a $200 fine and be required to take a mandatory course that includes what the TLC describes as a "truly horrifying video" about distracted driving.

am New York

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