The taxi services have made our lives so straightforward. Just book a cab online and it will come to pick you up in a jiffy and that too at your doorstep. Now, you don’t have to go in person to the cab stand and deal with the drivers with the luggage on. The process now has become only so hassle free nowadays.
But, as the advantage is there, similarly some danger is also there. Can it be a man or a woman there is always a small amount of risk of danger while travelling in the taxi. Though the technology now is extremely advanced, the place of the cab can be easily monitored at the time of an emergency, but doing a little bit on your part is not in any way harmful.
Here are some points to bear in mind when travelling in the cab.
1. Avoid taxis on the remote streets.
2. Always be cautious when speaking out your destination address to the taxi driver as it can be overheard from the people around you.
3. Carefully identify the taxi and the number that you booked.
4. Do share the details of the driver and the cab at least with one of your loved ones.
5. Do not open your purse or other things while in the cab.
6. Never take a nap in the taxi. Stay awake and take a look at the direction to check if it is the right way or not.
7. Keep the fare amount ready in hand. This helps in avoiding the chances of giving extra money at the moment of rush.
8. If the driver makes you feel uneasy, select another taxi.
9. Do not talk anything personal over the phone to anyone while you’re in the cab as you might leak out some advice that would be a hint to the driver to hurt you in any way.
11. Be alert while at the sharing cab. Move out if you do not feel comfortable.
13. If you don’t wish to reveal your house address, get off the cab few meters before your destination.
14. Keep your keys handy while getting out of the taxi and get into your house immediately.
15. If you felt any problem or suspicious with the cab or the driver, do not fear of telling it to the authorities as you might help to protect other people.
Whether a person is a student, working or an older, he/she utilizes the cab at some or the other point in life.