Legislature Getting Serious About Long-Hauling

In the midst of a taxicab driver’s strike, the Nevada Legislature recently released an audit of the industry in Clark County that says that long-hauling—the practice of taking passengers well out of their way in order to run up a higher fare—happens 22.5 percent during trips to and from McCarran Airport alone, accounting for $14.8 million in overpayments last year.

Our own Sean DeFrank found himself in the middle of a Nevada Transportation Authority crackdown on the practice in December, where he learned what the organization is doing to try to curb long-hauling.

Click here to read Sean’s story.



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