Flashing “trouble lights” could soon be mandatory on Philadelphia cabs to alert the passing public that a driver is possibly being attacked or robbed and needs help.
Waterlogged vehicles and gas shortages left New York City cab drivers without a source of income. Drivers for Freedom Taxi in Philadelphia knew they dodged a bullet and felt compelled to reach out.
A Philadelphia taxi cab driver’s license was suspended after being caught on surveillance camera apparently defecating on the street.
A local cab company says it’s willing to provide handicapped-accessible taxis, but it’s waiting for permission from the Philadelphia Parking Authority.