United Taxi Workers of San Diego says the smell test is arbitrarily enforced and perpetuates a stereotype that predominantly foreign-born taxi drivers smell bad. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

San Diego Cabbies Cry Foul Over Body Odor Test

United Taxi Workers of San Diego says it perpetuates a stereotype that predominantly foreign-born taxi drivers smell bad.


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New Regulations Bring English-Only Requirement To Sacramento Taxicabs

The City Council passed new rules requiring drivers have proof of basic English skills, as well as making sure care are eight years old or newer and that drivers wear professional clothing.


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Sacramento Cabbie Allegedly Stiffed After 1,500 Mile Fare To North Dakota

It all started at the Sacramento Greyhound station where a young man approached Enaytayullah Hoseny and said, “Take me to Arden Fair mall.” But once he got inside the taxi, that’s when things got interesting.


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Man Accused Of Carjacking Taxi, Leading Deputies On Chase In Sacramento

A Sacramento man was arrested for reportedly carjacking a taxi driver and leading sheriff’s deputies on a chase.



Sacramento Cabbies Upset Over Proposed Hygiene, Dress Code Requirements

At a time when competition has never been more fierce, they say the new rules, including a dress code and hygiene guidelines, are just not fair.


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Man Accused Of Whacking Taxi With A Didgeridoo in Southern California

U-T San Diego says the 31-year-old man and a woman were picked up Sunday night in Chula Vista then fell asleep during a 20-minute ride to a home.


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Drunk Man Steals Taxi Cab After Throwing Up In It

Police are looking for a man who threw up in a taxi cab and then stole it over the weekend.


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Taxi Dave Drawing A Crowd To His ‘Black And Yellow Cab’

A local cab driver has hit it big with a viral video and now a national TV appearance.


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New Water Taxi Service Offers Cheaper Alternative For Getting Around Lake Tahoe

Getting around part of Lake Tahoe is about to get easier thanks to the new Tahoe Taxi.


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UPDATED: Taxi Driver Shot In Face; Remains In Critical Condition

A taxi driver is in critical condition after he was shot in the face early Saturday morning.


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Four Teens Arrested After Taxi Driver Assaulted With Flashlight

Instead of receiving his fare, a taxi cab driver was hit in the face with a flashlight early Sunday morning.


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Sacramento Taxi Driver Beaten And Robbed At Gunpoint

A Sacramento cab driver who was beaten, robbed and had his cab stolen overnight is pleading with the community to help find the suspects and to stop these kind of attacks.