Law would require cab drivers to be nice

ALEXANDRIA, VA (NBC) - One Virginia city is weighing a law which would require its cab drivers to be courteous.

Alexandria cabbies will risk losing their licenses if they aren't polite to their customers, city officials, or members of the public if the law passes.

"If I'm rude with the customers, they can complain, and there should be due process," Union Cab driver Surafel Woldemarian told the "Washington Examiner." "But if you insult me for being a cab driver, why can't I be rude?"

If the new rule takes effect, Alexandria would have far stricter rules than any other local cab agency.

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