Thursday, September 2, 2010

News: In study, half of D.C. cab drivers pass by blind people with guide dogs

"The Equal Rights Center, in a report released Wednesday morning, said that it conducted 30 tests this year and that in half of them, drivers passed someone with a guide dog to pick up a person who did not have a guide dog. In three of the cases in which the taxi stopped for the blind person, the driver attempted to impose a surcharge for transporting the dog, the Equal Rights Center said."
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1 comment:

Katie D. said...

Thank you for posting this video! It's amazing to witness that kind of blatant discrimination on the streets. I hope that this kind of awareness-raising will create some new behavior!