The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

Follow That Cab: The Great Taxi Rip-off





 1979 | WCBS Radio

A superb investigative series exposed the callous manner in which some New York taxi drivers and limousine operators fraudulently overcharged visitors, especially foreigners who did not understand the English language. Follow That Cab: The Great Taxi Rip-Off led to an investigation into the workings of the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission. This distinguished effort merits a Peabody Award.



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