I don't want to pay some clown a bunch of extra money because he got stuck in traffic or took a longer route because he had no idea where he was going.
The one good thing about driving a cab is it teaches you how to handle arseholes - I would have thrown you out of the cab at the next bus stop
And the taxis I see are 15 year[s] old
Unadulterated bullshit. I drove taxis for 3yrs, the oldest one I drove was 5yo, it had 1.2 MILLION kilometres on the clock.
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