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A group of cab drivers is calling the new cab requirements discriminatory and a violation of their privacy. Five drivers have filed a class-action lawsuit against the D.C. Taxicab Commission, its chairman and the mayor.
Ninety percent of all cabs operating within the District now accept credit cards.
The D.C. taxi commission said they would consider hardship appeals on a case-by-case basis for those drivers who have not yet received waivers and won't have the equipment in time to meet the deadline.
Don't let credit cards work you -- make them work for you.
D.C. taxicabs are required to have credit card machines installed by Aug. 31, unless they receive a one-month extension.
Everyone knows not to ring up huge bills, but there are lots of mistakes that don't sound like mistakes, an expert says.
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All D.C. taxis have to have credit-card readers by the end of August, but so far the cab companies have been slow to adopt the new technology.
Young adults are not using credit cards, in part because they don't like the debt that comes with having them.
In the scam, customers are told their bills are overdue and that they need a specific Visa card to pay them off.