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Cab #6422

Date Taken: 5/23/07
From: Navy Pier
To: Wicker Park

The Cab: Scented by Royal Pine. A little light shining above the driver's ID tag. A "No Smoking" sign in silver lettering on red background circa 1975 tacked onto the divider. Stevie Ray Vaughn playing on low volume. His stuff really doesn't work that way.

The Driver: He can't really be bothered. His mind is on just about everything else but his job. But he's such a pro he doesn't need to think about his driving; that he does by instinct.

The Driving: Driver #6422 is one of those pros who uses every inch of available roadway and attendant vertical air rights - and with increasing speed while manuevering in open space visible only to himself. I would be more impressed if he wasn't also an inveterate stop-and-goer of the mega-lurch variety. Our tires squeal every time the light turns green. And yet, not a very entertaining ride.

Overall rating: 2 extended arms.

- Steve Rhodes

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There are more than 6,000 cabs in the city of Chicago. We intend to review every one of them.



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Posted on June 1, 2007


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