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MAKING YOURSELF SAFE WHEN YOU TAKE TAXI IN THE CITY

»Posted by on Oct 12, 2018 in TAXI | 0 comments

If you are going to another city or even to another country. It would be very nice and sometimes you don’t have the choice but to take the taxi in order for you to keep your schedule tight and be able to have more convenient transport. Some might think that riding a taxi would be the safest way to go to your destination or place. Even if, you have this kind of mindset it is still very important that you keep your eyes to all the things that you have and even to the route that the driver is going to. Sometimes, you can choose the cab or taxi that you are going to take when are booking your ride on an app. But for those kinds of taxi that will stop in your front, then you need to make sure that they are safe and possibly you need to be vigilant about his action and words. Here are some of the ways and suggestions that you can do when you are going to take a public taxi or even the one that you are going to have on your booking applications.  

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You may try to contact a cab company to the place where you will be going. In this way, you would be able to ask the possible name of your driver and even the plate number and a bit information of the driver. Try to tell the operator that you need this because it is your first time to go to the location and you don’t want to experience any unpleasant situation with this.  

If you are going to choose the public taxi. Make sure that you talk to the driver first about the fare. There are some places where there is a flat price or rate where they won’t need to use the metered machine to know the price of the fare. If they still keep on insisting the way they want better to refuse than to create commotion there. You may report it to the police immediately by remembering the plate number of the taxi.  

Most of the drivers whether they are for public or private taxi, they should have an ID or a badge with them. You can check it. It must have their photo in there and of course the complete name of the one driving the taxi.  

Don’t allow the driver if he will insist to pick up another passenger to be with him. It would be suspicious to do that so better report it immediately before he makes that. You may try to have your own map of your phone so that you will know where the taxi is going and you can be alert in advance. Make sure that you know the emergency hotline to call if there is an emergency or possible harassment happening. Look carefully if his taxi has windshield replacement Portland for your safety. 

Hide your expensive things inside your bad. It would be better that they don’t know that you are bringing a large amount of money. Avoid taking a taxi when you are drunk as well.  

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