7 things for which you will hate the taxi drivers
• 7 things for which taxi drivers you hate
They are unlikely to tell us about it directly. Some may hint. However, the majority just keep silent, but will likely try to make our trip a little less comfortable.
When treated as a servant
According to a taxi driver with a 12-year veteran of the Boston Emir Aeda, when someone on the street trying to stop his car whistling, he prefers not to stop just out of principle. In many countries, including in Algeria, where Emir hails, whistling in the form of an appeal to someone it is considered a manifestation of extreme disrespect.
"As if me being treated like a dog" - the man says.
Yet, according to the Emir, annoyed customers that open the door and, without greeting, flop into a chair. Then arrogant voice commanded, where to go. Such treatment, says the taxi driver, creates a deliberately unfriendly atmosphere.
As it is desirable to do. Instead of whistling pull the plug, and then the machine will stop and you sit in the salon, said one simple word - "hello".
When constantly point out how to get the best
Just imagine: all day, while you are working, someone standing over your shoulder and shows how to do better. That's right, according to a Boston taxi driver, passengers look to try to control the driver from the back seat, every second saying where, in their opinion, it is best to turn, where to slow down, and where accelerated. According to Amir, the driver's responsibility to visit and can independently determine how to make it.
As it is desirable to do. If you want the driver was driving along a certain route, tell him about it in advance, before you drove off.
"You do not need to deal with a taxi driver like a remote control - says Emir - just tell him in advance which route you prefer and it will follow it."
As can be reached on foot
If a more or less long trips, the taxi driver can at least earn something, the shortest routes that the client easily pass on foot rather are overlaid than profitable, as the taxi driver spends time in the queue waiting for the next passenger, and as a result almost nothing earns.
As it is desirable to do. If the destination is around the corner, it is better not to take a taxi, and if you still have not stingy at least a symbolic tip.
When asked to break the rules of
"Of course, everyone wants to get to the place as soon as possible. However, under no circumstances, it is not necessary to ask the taxi driver to exceed the speed or slip through a red light and offer it with the extra money. Taxi drivers who violate traffic rules, too risk. Not only can they be under an avalanche of fines, but does lose the rights ", - says Emir.
As it is desirable to do. Just plan your trip in advance, leaving little time left, especially if you need to get to an important meeting or at the airport.
When the passenger is drunk
If a drunken man decided not to get behind the wheel, but instead took a taxi, it is definitely good. But sometimes, according to the Emir, people are so drunk that fail to properly get to the house, even a taxi.
"Taxi drivers are fiercely hate when passengers vomit directly into the cabin, or they sat in the car, immediately chop off and do not respond to questions about the driver", - says Emir.
An example of a terrible passenger from the taxi driver search results in one man from Boston, who has asked to take him to the place where, according to him, he had left his car. On reaching the place, the passenger simply fell out of the car and left without paying.
As it is desirable to enter. Do not drink a lot. And if you drink, do it with someone who will be able to take you home after the party.
When eating in the car
So you left the cafe with fragrant sandwich or fries in her hands, which decided not to eat up inside, and take with you. With all this good, you get into a taxi and go meal ... Be sure the driver is definitely not going to like. "People are dropping crumbs on the seat, on the floor, stain the machine to the same after such passengers in the cabin is the smell of food," - explains the Emir.
As it is desirable to do. There are several variants. The first - to finish eating in the restaurant. Second - doterpet home. Third - if you absolutely unbearable, ask the driver if he would not mind if you keep the car meal, started earlier in the restaurant.
When passengers kiss. And not only
The driver is just a few centimeters from the rear seat passengers, so he clearly heard what was going on there.
"When customers are moving from a couple kissing on to something big, I usually tell them about it in the first place, I remind you that I am not their personal driver", - says Emir.
As it is desirable to enter. Just control yourself.