New York Cabbie Picks up $5,000 Fare to California

New York taxi driver Mohammed Alam has picked up the fare of a lifetime – $5,000 (£3,000) to drive across the US to Los Angeles.

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Investment banker John Belitsky said he and friend Dan Wuebben wanted to do something “magical”.

They decided on a cab ride to LA and struck the deal with Mr Alam after finding him at LaGuardia Airport.

The 2,448-mile trip took six days and included a stop in Las Vegas where the friends won $2,000.

Oh, to have that kind of cash to burn … Full story via BBC News.

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