Geography questions take back seat on NYC yellow cab exam

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NEW YORK (AP) — Questions about local geography are taking a back seat on the exam drivers must take to operate a New York City yellow cab.

The Taxi and Limousine Commission says GPS technology has a lot to do with the change. The agency says the new exam can now cover more safety issues.

According to The New York Times, spokesman Allan Fromberg calls it a “catching up to the times.”

Just 10 geography questions remain, and they have to do with navigating the city with a map.

Click here to take a sample quiz and test your knowledge of the city’s streets. (Source: Questions | Answers)