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Hell on wheels: Taxi TV drives New York's cabbies insane

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Gil Avineri, a New York City cab driver, says taxi TVs threaten his "right to sanity" at work. (Photo by Sunny Shokrae for CNS)

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Gil Avineri, a New York City cab driver, says taxi TVs threaten his "right to sanity" at work. (Photo by Sunny Shokrae for CNS)

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New York City cab drivers are not entertained by taxi TVs. (Photo by Sunny Shokrae for CNS)

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New York City's 13,000 yellow cabs now feature TVs in their back seats, forcing drivers to listen to the same, repetitive drivel for nearly 12 hours straight. It's enough to drive some cabbies insane.


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