EppsNet Archive: Cab Drivers

Lost in Translation

26 Jul 2016 /

Via Philip Greenspun:

Tel Aviv cab driver: “I told my kids that the only place ‘Success’ comes before ‘Hard Work’ is in the dictionary.” (works better in Hebrew, presumably)


Homicidal Cab Drivers: Another Reason I Prefer to Just Stay Home

8 Jul 2013 /
http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/07/08/19346962-american-hacked-to-death-over-160-cab-fare-thai-police-say?lite

Riding in Cabs in Bangalore

30 Jul 2012 /

The cab drivers here are either highly motivated to get you to your destination or completely insane. Or possibly both.

“Roads” and “lanes” aren’t well-defined. A lane is any relatively flat piece of ground, paved or unpaved, that you can take possession of and defend with headlight flashing, horn honking and aggressive refusal to yield.

Thoughts I’ve had more than once:

  1. Is this part of the road?
  2. Isn’t that a sidewalk?