Cabbies Still Really Don’t Want to Drive You to Brooklyn

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A woman is hailing a yellow cab on Lower Manhatten on March 10, 2010 in New York, New York.
Get out of my cab, you Brooklyn devil! Photo: Jan Johannessen/Getty Images

Despite a recent law upping fines for refusing to take a rider anywhere they want to go within the city limits, cab drivers hailed in Manhattan still won't travel to an outer borough about 27 percent of the time, according to an undercover sting recently carried out by the TLC. Instead of earning money for driving their car across a bridge, each cabbie was fined $500.