NYC Taxi Drivers Now Subject To New Dress Code


taxiIf you come across a shabby cabbie in NYC, that driver could soon be facing a fine for his or her fashion faux pas. The Taxi and Limousine Commission wants drivers to present a “professional appearance.The current dress code bans tube tops, tank tops and bathing trunks. The revised code doesn’t get too specific.

A driver advocacy group wonders exactly what constitutes “professional attire.”

Even TLC Commissioner David Yassky admits the dress code is difficult to enforce as it is now.

{CBS Local/}


  1. The city has declared war on cab drivers. Increased government regulations only worsen the plight of self-employed people like cab drivers who are struggling to survive in this town.