The Rider Who Won’t Stop Singing
“On repeat it’s: ‘Could you turn up the music? I don’t like this song. Sir... sir? Can you change it?’”
The Rider Who Tries to Force Off-Duty Trips
“If I’m parked with no passenger, people will just hop in my cab all the time and get annoyed when I won’t take them. They don’t understand off-duty at all.”
The Rider Who’s Had Five-Too-Many Gin & Tonics
“I've kicked out six people in seven years for being [inebriated] and barfing in the cab. Now I’ve come to recognize when I know they can't hold it, and just don’t pick them up. And not to be sexist, but [inebriated] girls are easier to spot than guys. They’re swaying in their high heels.”
“If you puke, you’re out.”
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Liz Newman is a freelance writer for Thrillist, and is pretty sure cab drivers would now add “Rider Who Asks a Million Questions” to this list after researching this story. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @lizn813.