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You Should Really Buckle Your Seatbelt in Cabs [Cautionary Tales]

Yeah, yeah, who wants to buckle up in a cab? Most of us are content to slide around in the back and hope for the best. But you may want to reexamine that policy: the NY Daily News offers the story of Jane Lee, a woman who had to get 50 stitches after her face smashed into the cab partition during an accident. More »
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Please Buckle Up: Taxi Crashes Into Park Avenue Building

United States / New York : Gothamist (2 years ago)

Reminder to anyone who steps into a cab: PLEASE BUCKLE UP. If a cab suddenly stops and/or gets in an accident and you're not buckled it, you may suffer serious injuries when you slam into the hard plastic partitions. For instance, e... Read Post

Why Don’t You Buckle Up in Cabs?

United States / New York : Daily Intel (3 years ago)

Jerry Seinfeld used to do a bit about the inexplicable sense of safety you feel in the back of a cab: "The really funny thing about New York cabs is that you never get that much scared when you're in the cab. I don't know why, somet... Read Post

Taxis Are Seriously Dangerous, So Buckle Up

United States / New York : Gothamist (3 years ago)

It never occurred to us to buckle up in a cab because they never, ever get into accidents and nothing kills the buzz of having a personal chauffeur like a seatbelt. But the Daily News reminds us today that people often suffer seriou... Read Post


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