Taxi

A yellow Ambassador taxi moves past cycle rickshaw pullers sleeping along a roadside in the early morning in Kolkata April 1, 2014.

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Cycle rickshaw drivers sleep by the roadside in the early morning in Kolkata, India.

A Bangladeshi auto driver waits for passengers during an ongoing strike called by the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. On Monday, Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's ruling Awami League party won one of the most violent elections in the country's history, marred by street fighting, low turnout and a boycott by the opposition that made the results a foregone conclusion. The political gridlock plunges Bangladesh deeper into turmoil and economic stagnation, and could lead to more violence in a deeply impoverished country of 160 million.

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An auto-rickshaw driver waits for passengers during a strike called by the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Tuesday. Read more

A packed taxi drives past a French checkpoint in Bangui, Central African Republic, Monday Dec. 16, 2013. Over 1600 French troops have been deployed to the country in an effort to put an end to sectarian violence.  More than 600 people have been killed since Anti-Balaka launched a strike over Bangui last week before being pushed back.

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A packed taxi drives past a French checkpoint in Bangui, Central African Republic on Monday. Over 1,600 French troops have been deployed to the country in an effort to put an end to sectarian violence. More than 600 people have been killed since Christian groups known as the Anti-Balaka – balaka means machete – launched a strike over Bangui last week before being pushed back.

Hailo proposed road signs...EMBARGOED TO 0001 TUESDAY NOVEMBER 19 EDITORIAL USE ONLY A variety of 'road signs' positioned on a London street depicting the up to date hazards that Hailo taxi drivers believe should be part of the Highway Code.  PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday November 19, 2013. To celebrate Hailo, recruiting 13,500 drivers, the black cab app called upon 'the knowledge' of over 500 Hailo cabbies to identify the most confusing and outdated road signs which make up the Highway Code. Hailo worked closely with their drivers to create new signs that accurately reflect 21st century driving issues. Photo credit should read: David Parry/PA Wire

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Road signs erected on a London street by taxi company Hailo show hazards that their drivers believe should be introduced into the UK highway code. Read more

A driver gestures as he decorates his iconic yellow ambassador taxi to celebrate the festival of Vishwakarma Puja in Kolkata...A driver gestures as he decorates his iconic yellow ambassador taxi to celebrate the festival of Vishwakarma Puja or the festival of the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery in Kolkata September 17, 2013. People mainly from eastern India observe Vishwakarma Puja by worshiping their machines, vehicles and computers. Most of the vehicles and machines are decorated and prayers are offered for trouble-free working and good business all the year. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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A driver gestures as he decorates his yellow taxi to celebrate Vishwakarma Puja, the festival of the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery, in Kolkata

A Bangladeshi woman and her husband negotiate with a taxi driver in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tuesday, June 18, 2013.

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A Bangladeshi woman and her husband negotiate around the heavy traffic in Dhaka, Bangladesh