TITLE

Big Apple Cracks Down On Wireless Cabbies

AUTHOR(S)
Vaughan, Allyson
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Wireless Week;05/01/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 18, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the move of the government of New York City, New York to fine taxi drivers who talk on wireless phones while driving. Estimated number of cab drivers in New York; Bills proposed to prohibit wireless phone use while driving.
ACCESSION #
3079236

 

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