Work in a taxi: the pros and cons
Advantages of working in a taxi
A taxi driver can regulate his working day. If you need to take a day off, go somewhere for personal or family business, and if you feel bad and want to improve your health, and not carry the disease on your feet, there will be no obstacles. Moreover, you can take a vacation at any time if you need it. Also, you can work when it is convenient - for example, only at night or early in the morning. Finally, if you urgently need a small amount, you can quickly earn it at the appointed time, you only need to work more.
If you want to get to know your city better and hone your driving skills, working in a taxi will do just fine. After a few months of travel with customers, you can remember even the most remote from the center areas, see many streets, start to orientate perfectly in different parts of the city. In addition, you will drive even more confidently and calmer, but also learn, if necessary, to find short cuts and quickly bring the customer to the specified place.
A sociable taxi driver can enjoy conversations with a wide variety of people all day long. By bringing customers, you can make pleasant and even useful acquaintances, and also interesting to spend time. On the other hand, if you do not feel like talking at the moment, you can be silent for the trip.
Disadvantages of working in a taxi
Your work will depend on the condition of your car. If the machine is often broken, you will spend all the earned money for repairs. In addition, you will be able to work only when everything is in order with the car. This can be a source of problems.
Unfortunately, not all passengers are careful in dealing with other people's property. Be prepared for the fact that customers can dirty the seats, break the handle - in a word, cause material damage. Even if they are neat, the more you work in a taxi, the higher the car's wear and the more often it will have to be repaired. In a word, in any case, you have to spend part of the earnings on caring for the car and replacing parts.
If your friends, relatives and acquaintances find out who you are working with, there is a great risk that you will often have to ask for someone to drop in, take someone, take something. Of course, people will expect that you will render a service for free, because "this is the same way" and "still have to ride around the city."