TAXIS AREN'T EMERGENCY VEHICLES?

Posted on Jan 23, 2016 7:00pm PST

To All Interested Parties:

EMERGENCY INDUSTRY NOTICE #16-01

January 23, 2016

For Immediate Attention

TRAVEL BAN FOR ALL IN EFFECT AS OF 2:30 PM 1/23 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT IN NYC

TLC ANNOUNCES SNOW PLANS FOR JANUARY 23-24, 2016

The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) wishes to alert its licensees that a Blizzard Warning is currently in effect for the five boroughs of New York City. All licensees are advised to exercise extreme caution during this severe weather emergency.

1) A travel ban for all city roadways will be in effect to non-emergency vehicles as of 2:30 pm on Saturday, 1/23. Taxicabs and For- Hire Vehicles are NOT Emergency Vehicles.

2) Monitor the news media and follow all official instructions for all vehicles.

3) When travel ban is lifted and roadways are open, drive Slowly and Safely!

4) The TLC will vigorously investigate all allegations of price gouging. Passengers will be encouraged to contact 311 with any reports of storm-related price gouging.

PROHIBIDO VIAJAR

ADEVERTENCIA POR TORMENTA DE NIEVE ESTA EN EFECTO PARA NYC

TLC ANUNCIA PLANES PARA LA NIEVE POR EL 23 DE ENERO HASTA EL 24 DE ENERO

La Comisi n de Taxis y Limusinas (TLC) desea avisar sus concesionarios que una Advertencia Por Tormenta de Nieve esta en efecto para los cinco condados de Nueva York.

Todos los concesionarios estn aconsejados a TENER MUCHO CUIDADO durante esta emergencia de clima severo

1) Todas calles en la ciudad estarn cerradas a vehculos que no son de emergencia a partir de las 2:30 pm el sbado, 1/23. Taxis de Medall n y Vehculos de Taxi sin Medall n NO SON vehculos de emergencia.

2) Monitoriza los medios de noticias y sigue todas las Instrucciones Oficiales por todo Vehculos.

3) Cuando las carreteras estn abiertas, conduzca lentamente y de forma segura.

4) La TLC va investigar vigorosamente todas alegaci nes de especulaci n de precios. Pasajeros sern alentados a contactar a 311 con cualquier reportes de especulaci n de precios relacionada a la tormenta

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