Unlike yellow cab passengers, those who hail livery cars may not be subjected to the dazzling spectacle that is Taxi TV, as the TLC is making them optional for its new program. Although the cars will be outfitted with meters and credit card readers, vehicle owners won’t be required to install the utterly useless displays which riders reflexively shut off, only to flash back on by an unintended nudge of a knee or brush of a bag. (Photo: David Gallagher/flickr)