After four livery drivers were murdered in a short period of time in 2009, hundreds of hacks enrolled in the NYPD’s Taxi/Livery Inspection Program (TRIP), an illogical practice whereby they voluntarily agree to be pulled over by police, at anytime, for their own safety. However, that never meant cops could also search passengers, who happen to be predominantly black and Latino, but that’s exactly what they’ve been doing, prompting the NYCLU to file a federal lawsuit calling for an end to the illegal stop and frisks.