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26 February 2009

The taxi chronicles

A blogger writes some tips for the novice taxi commuter, like: Be an early bird. Leave home at least 15 minutes early. Taxis are very unpredictable.

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They are more than metal missiles of aggravation in rush-hour traffic, they are also the only way that millions of South Africans can travel to work every day - and far too often they can end up being the death of their passengers.

Take a ride with a young urban professional who’s been using this form of transport for a few years, these tips may come in very handy sometime.

Staying sane and safe
Taxis are renowned for a driving style that can leave other motorists ‘seeing red’ – here are some practical ways to deal with road rage , and get you to your destination in one calm piece.

Read more:
Hit the road - safely
To work and back

(Health24, February 2009)

 
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