Work in a taxi: the pros and cons
The advantages of working in a taxi
The taxi driver can regulate his working day. If you need to take a day off, go somewhere for personal or family matters, and also if you feel unwell and want to improve your health, and not endure the disease on your feet, there will be no obstacles. Moreover, you can take a vacation at any time, if necessary. You can also 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 will only need to work more.
If you want to get to know your city better and hone your driving skills, working in a taxi is the best possible way. After a few months of traveling with clients, you can remember even the most distant from the center areas, see many streets, begin to perfectly navigate in different parts of the city. In addition, you will drive even more confidently and more calmly, but also learn, if necessary, to find shortcuts and quickly bring the client to the specified location.
Sociable taxi driver can enjoy a whole day talking to different people. Driving customers, you can make a pleasant and even useful acquaintances, as well as interesting to spend time. On the other hand, if you do not want to communicate at the moment, you can keep quiet during the trip.
The disadvantages of working in a taxi
Your job will depend on the condition of your car. If the car breaks down often, you will spend all your money on repairs. In addition, you can only work when the car is all right. This can be a source of problems.
Unfortunately, not all passengers are careful in handling other people's property. Be prepared for the fact that customers can stain the seat, break the handle - in short, cause material damage. Even if they are careful, the more you work in a taxi, the greater the wear and tear on the car and the more often it will have to be repaired. In short, in any case, part of the earnings you have to spend 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 come across requests to come around, take someone, pick something up. Of course, people will expect that you will provide a service for free, because “it's the same way” and “you still have to ride around the city”.