Taxiing on the internet

June 13, 2003

The latest online-learning story concerns London's black cab drivers. Kingston University academic Walter Skok thinks that cabbies should learn routes online rather than spending years on mopeds learning The Knowledge - 320 runs that link more than 25,000 streets within a six-mile radius of Charing Cross. He has also called for a more open examination system to boost the number of cabbies on the road.

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