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Taxi! Seeking women to drive for female passengers

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NEW YORK, N.Y. - Sometimes a woman can be hard to find — if you're looking for one behind the wheel of a taxi in New York City.

Less than 3 per cent of the city's about 115,000 licensed taxi, livery ......

Dinorah De Cruz gets into her livery car after a visit to a Taxi and Limo Commission brokerage, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in New York. De Cruz is one of 100 women currently signed up to drive for SheRides, a car service by women drivers for women riders in New York City, Westchester County and Long Island. Less than 3 percent of the city's 115,000 licensed taxi, livery and limousine drivers are women, and that can be a problem for women who are reluctant to get into a cab alone with a male driver because of safety concerns or religious and social mores. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) Show/Hide caption

Dinorah De Cruz gets into her livery car after a visit to a Taxi and Limo Commission brokerage, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in New York. De Cruz is one of 100 women currently signed up to drive for SheRides, a car service by women drivers for women riders in New York City, Westchester County and Long Island. Less than 3 percent of the city's 115,000 licensed taxi, livery and limousine drivers are women, and that can be a problem for women who are reluctant to get into a cab alone with a male driver because of safety concerns or religious and social mores. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

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