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Taxis for 5

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Taxis for 5

We are going to new York and have 3 kids the youngest being 6 . It appears from the taxi websites that we can all fit in one. Does anyone know if a 6 year can travel on a parents lap in a yellow taxi. Many thanks

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1. Re: Taxis for 5

You are correct,

Here is a link to the taxi commission for more info: nyc.gov/html/…3

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2. Re: Taxis for 5

There isn't a lot of legroom in the backseat of most taxis. Taxis have seat belts, so I would recommend securing the children in the back and the adult up front.

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3. Re: Taxis for 5

There are also minivan taxis available that would work better for a group of 5.

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Your children will really enjoy traveling on public buses and subways as well.

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5. Re: Taxis for 5

How big is your child? We have car seat rules for children.

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