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India’s New Pink Taxi Fleet for Women Offers Pepper Spray, Panic Buttons - India Real Time - WSJ

One of India’s largest taxi companies says it has a solution for women worried about their safety after the alleged rape by an Uber driver: pink cabs with… 459 more words


Be Aware of Safety Issues Before Hailing a Ride with Uber #Uber

To Uber or Not to Uber? Ridesharing Faces Controversy

The big technology story for 2014 is Uber, the wildly popular ridesharing app that has revolutionized the taxi business. 436 more words


Taxicab Confidential Part Deux: An indecent proposal...oh, and cocaine

When one grows up in the ‘burbs, you tend to be sheltered from the seedy, murkier parts of life. As I’ve grown older, not only have I seen firsthand those parts of life but I’ve been a part of them a time or two. 1,171 more words

Taxicab Confidential aka The Devil in the Backseat

Babes, barf, bullets…

3 words that summarize the gig of taxi driving.

Some of you know that a few years ago (during a mini-retirement) I was in need of income, and the best laid plans that I had amounted to diddly. 1,238 more words

Jingle Bell Rock

Day 20: December 25, 2014

It’s eleven o’clock on Christmas and I am drunk in a cab. Coming home from my friend Sadie’s after a lovely booze-soaked evening. 656 more words

Deer students

On a night when I was feeling rough, full of the symptoms of the onset of a horrible cold, I got a job to pick up some students, to take them to the LCR. 288 more words


Bunny adopts GJ

Our new cat Miss Bunny Drummond seems more at home with us every day. She has become particularly fond of GJ, running to greet him when he comes home and curling up on his lap in the evening. 6 more words