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- Dave Sutton Spokesperson, Who's Driving You? A vehicle safety initiative of the Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association @WhosDrivingYou
- Michael Farren Research Fellow, Project for the Study of American Capitalism at the Mercatus (Mer-Kay-Tus) Center at George Mason University
- Faiz Siddiqui Staff Writer, Washington Post @faizsays
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