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Driving

Sunday was a busy day in the City, Monday was busy enough as usual, but Tuesday early morning was dead. It was very difficult to get orders and I was afraid I would go home with less than $100 take-home … Continue reading

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Driving highlights

While driving Sun-Mon (1am-12pm) These few days were slow, slow, slow. I find it funny that I have such a hard time estimating how much I’ll make beforehand. It’s almost like gambling. The only ‘sure-fire’ well-paying weekends are those with … Continue reading

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Driving again

During my shifts this week: I took an older lady and her daughter back from the hospital one morning. We dropped her daughter off at work first and then I took the lady to her home. When we got there … Continue reading

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Sunday and Monday driving

Some highlights from working the past few days. I took an older Mexican lady to see her family and grandchildren in Daly City. She was one of the chattiest passengers I’d ever had. At first, I could barely understand her. … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve Driving

I drove late in the night on New Year’s Eve. As a recent beginner in the world of cab driving, I am a ‘day driver’, low on the taxi company totem pole. I cannot drive during the lucrative hours of … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve Eve

Another tough day. The revelers were out full swing when I started my shift at midnight. I had constant fares until 3 am. Unfortunately, when the well ran dry at 3 am it never filled up again. Nobody had to … Continue reading

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Driving cab on Christmas day

After a disappointing shift on Monday (Christmas Eve Eve?) from midnight ’till 11, I figured Christmas Day from midnight ’till 11 would be even worse. It turns out the Christmas Eve revelers were out in full swing. Summary after the … Continue reading

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