Ya think his reaction skills are good after 60 yrs. behind wheel...
He drives his cab two days a week, and spends another two at 55 Stan taxi company in Long Island City, Queens, where he listens to taxi engines for the slightest sign of trouble.
And he has no plan to take his foot off the gas any time soon — his hack license, No. 016337, doesn’t expire until 2014.
Footman came to New York City from Florida in 1937, fleeing the virulent racism of the South.
“My mother told my uncle, ‘Take him away from here, because he’s going to get killed.’ ”
Fullstory are the NEW YORK POST