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Educational Articles, Free Log Forms, Planning Information for New Start-Up Companies, Typical Meter rates in various cities, support for existing companies, and materials to make your cab service a profitable and service-oriented contributor to your community. This section is mostly a free service for your understanding of the taxi cab business, and of the protocols and systems in place in many aspects of the business. Where charges are made, you will see the price displayed above the item. Most of the items are free. We at Fred Stock Electronics (www.TaxiCabElectronics.com, www.TaxiSource,.com and other sites we provide,) are proud to offer these articles for your benefit, nearly all without charge.


Client Photographs

Client Photographs

#100158    Photos of some of our clients' vehicles. You can attach a clear photo of your t..

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Discussion - Driving In Your Head. Philosophy

Discussion - Driving In Your Head. Philosophy

#100174   Philosophy and Mind Set have another level. This is a personal discussion for your co..

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Lesson: About Pulse Dividers

Lesson: About Pulse Dividers

#100171    What are Pulse Dividers, and why do I care?  Discussion of Pulse Divider/C..

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Lesson: About Rechargeable Batteries

Lesson: About Rechargeable Batteries

#100133 About Rechargeable Batteries  A discussion of the care and feeding of Portable device r..

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Lesson: About Relays; who what where why how

Lesson: About Relays; who what where why how

#100100  About Relays; who what where why how. Relays are little devices used to control things..

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Lesson: About Taxi Cab Safety

Lesson: About Taxi Cab Safety

#100161  Taxi Safety  This Lesson is a discussion of methods and equipment which can make ..

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Lesson: About Two Way Radio and Communications

Lesson: About Two Way Radio and Communications

#100101   Two Way Radio and Communications. This lesson explores the field of in-car commu..

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Lesson: All About L.E.D.'s

Lesson: All About L.E.D.'s

This lesson explores the new world of LED's as they relate to our lives and our Taxi Products. ..

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Lesson: Basic Installation Procedures

Lesson: Basic Installation Procedures

#100118   Basic Installation Procedures. This brief discussion is intended to familiarize ..

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Lesson: Driver's Operating Instructions for Taximeters by Model

Lesson: Driver's Operating Instructions for Taximeters by Model

#100172  Lesson: Driver's Operating Instructions for Taximeters by Model.  A taximeter is ..

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Lesson: History of Taxi Cabs

Lesson: History of Taxi Cabs

#100127   Historical and sidebar notes on taxicabs, and their genesis. This is just a tast..

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Lesson: How Do My Drivers Get Paid

Lesson: How Do My Drivers Get Paid

#100104   How Do My Drivers Get Paid? We are asked this question regularly. ...and the ans..

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Lesson: How Meter Statistics Work, and display.

Lesson: How Meter Statistics Work, and display.

#100099   Lesson: How Meter Statistics Work. Your taximeter will have a system to record s..

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Lesson: Jump Starting Vehicle Batteries

Lesson: Jump Starting Vehicle Batteries

#100157   Lesson: Jump Starting Taxi Vehicles The simple act of jump-starting your cab or ..

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Lesson: Lettering On Toplights and Vehicles

Lesson: Lettering On Toplights and Vehicles

#100129   Lettering Techniques for Toplights and Vehicles This discussion covers lettering..

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Lesson: Licenses, Paperwork, Regulations

Lesson: Licenses, Paperwork, Regulations

#100103   Licenses, Paperwork, Regulations. This is an general discussion of rules and reg..

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Lesson: Marketing In The Taxi Industry

Lesson: Marketing In The Taxi Industry

#100092   Marketing In The Taxi Industry - tips and proven methods for getting your taxi s..

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Lesson: Meter Programming Vs. Meter Calibration

Lesson: Meter Programming Vs. Meter Calibration

#100135   Programming Versus Calibration of your Taxi Meter  A discussion of the diff..

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Lesson: Meters 101 - The basics of Taxi Meters

Lesson: Meters 101 - The basics of Taxi Meters

#100098   Meters 101 - The basics of Taxi Meters. Let's say you have just heard of Taxi Me..

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Lesson: Passwords in Centrodyne 600-series meters

Lesson: Passwords in Centrodyne 600-series meters

#100207  Passwords in Centrodyne 600-Series Taximeters   Taximeters sometimes get sto..

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Lesson: Preventing Noise Falsing In Pulse Circuits

Lesson: Preventing Noise Falsing In Pulse Circuits

#100123   Preventing Noise Falsing In Pulse Circuits: Your car uses a set of devices which..

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Lesson: Preventing Stolen Rides

Lesson: Preventing Stolen Rides

#100119   Preventing Stolen Rides - Methods, schemes, technology aimed at keeping other ta..

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Lesson: Pulses And How They Work

Lesson: Pulses And How They Work

#100114  Pulses And How They Work. Pulses are made in your car, and they carry information abou..

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Lesson: Rooftop Advertising Carriers

Lesson: Rooftop Advertising Carriers

#100143  Rooftop Advertising Carriers   All you need to know about roof-top advertisi..

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Lesson: Starting A Meter Installation Shop

Lesson: Starting A Meter Installation Shop

#100087  Starting A Meter Installation Shop: a discussion of considerations for setting up a bu..

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Lesson: Starting Your Own Taxi Business

Lesson: Starting Your Own Taxi Business

#100097   Starting Your Own Taxi Business. Here is a discussion and check-list for men and..

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Lesson: Taxes on Your Rides

Lesson: Taxes on Your Rides

#100169   Lesson: Taxes on Your Rides. Many locations in Canada, in the states of Ohio and Geor..

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Lesson: Taxi Drivers Can Act As Tour Guides

Lesson: Taxi Drivers Can Act As Tour Guides

#100180   Taxi Drivers Can Act As Tour Guides - Being the first "local" to have a few minutes t..

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Lesson: Taxi Emergencies

Lesson: Taxi Emergencies

#100173  Lesson: Taxi Emergencies: Drivers may be a lifeline in emergency situations, or they m..

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Lesson: Testing Your Pulse Circuit Installation

Lesson: Testing Your Pulse Circuit Installation

#100131    Testing your taxi's distance-pulse circuit installation This lesson will h..

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Lesson: The Trouble with Mag/Cig Multi-Circuit Toplights

Lesson: The Trouble with Mag/Cig Multi-Circuit Toplights

#100159   The Trouble with Mag/Cig Multi-Circuit Toplights.  Magnetically mounted top..

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Lesson: The Wind Speech

Lesson: The Wind Speech

#100116   Lesson: The Wind Speech; This is a discussion of toplight mounting systems. Peop..

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Lesson: Toplight Installation Manual

Lesson: Toplight Installation Manual

#100096  Toplight Installation Manual.  The general overview of toplights, how they work a..

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Lesson: Toplights 101

Lesson: Toplights 101

#100115  Lesson: Toplights 101. How Taxi Signs work, and probably more about toplights than you..

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Lesson: Troubleshooting Taximeter Circuitry

Lesson: Troubleshooting Taximeter Circuitry

#100095  Lesson: Troubleshooting Taximeter Circuitry. This is a guide for technicians who are c..

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Lesson: Understanding The Structure of Meter Rates

Lesson: Understanding The Structure of Meter Rates

#100117    Understanding Meter Rates: Taximeters are programmed with the rates they w..

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Lesson: Vehicles For Taxi Cabs

Lesson: Vehicles For Taxi Cabs

#100102  Vehicles For Taxi Cabs. This lesson is actually a set of likes and prejudices we have ..

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Lesson: Wind and the Toplight on Your Vehicle

Lesson: Wind and the Toplight on Your Vehicle

#100134 Wind and your toplight  Wind can effect your toplight negatively. Here is a discussion ..

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Receipt Template for Biz Card Reverse

Receipt Template for Biz Card Reverse

#100144   Business Card-back Receipt Form Template  Make your own business cards on y..

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Taxi Meter Wiring Schemes by Manufacturer

Taxi Meter Wiring Schemes by Manufacturer

Basic schematic block diagrams for our most popular taximeter models. These include the Certificate ..

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Typical Meter Rates. Actual Rates in Use!

Typical Meter Rates. Actual Rates in Use!

#100124  Typical Taxicab Meter Rates in various locations, from actual meters programmed in our..

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User's Instructions - Taxi Meters

User's Instructions - Taxi Meters

This FREE document is specially written for Drivers. It is a list of the taximeters we handle, and f..

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Free Maintenance Forms

Free Maintenance Forms

#100109  Free Maintenance Forms - These forms have been developed from standard vehicle mainten..

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Free Job Notes Form for Installation Technicians

Free Job Notes Form for Installation Technicians

#100019  JOB NOTES STANDARD FORM FOR INSTALLATION TECHNICIANS Taxi Installation work can be ide..

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Free Taxi Cab Trip Log Form

Free Taxi Cab Trip Log Form

#100108  Free Taxi Cab Trip Log Form for daily use in your taxi. This free form records vital i..

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Meter Change Report Form

Meter Change Report Form

#100130  Meter Change/Adjustment Form    This generic form for reporting adjustm..

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Lesson -Using Scotch-Lok(r)  Connectors

Lesson -Using Scotch-Lok(r) Connectors

#100221   Lesson -Using Scotch-Lok(r)  Connectors     Scotch-Lok connectors work..

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