Sunday, November 9, 2014

Interesting Facts of a Taxi Driver in USA.

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Did you know that a cab driver cannot play a radio or a tape without the consent of the passenger he is carrying? 
·         A taxi driver is not allowed to wear clothes with tears, holes or prominent stains.
·         Every driver must have a detailed city map even if his vehicle is equipped with GPS or similar devices.
  • If you do not book your cab, you are not linked with the cab company. Unprofessional drivers can take advantage of that.

·         Cab drivers are not allowed to smoke or use tobacco if there are passengers in the cab
·         All cab companies should provide lost-and-found service
  • By law, it is mandatory to have shatterproof windshield and windows in taxicabs
  • A driver is not allowed to drive a taxi more than 12 hours a day and 72 hours a week.
In February 1969, Universal Studios started filming a movie ‘Airport’ based on the novel of the same name by Arthur Hailey. In the movie, Minneapolis-St. Paul International was called Lincoln International located near Chicago. Due to Minnesota’s snowy winters, MSP was chosen for the movie. But, the weather was dry during the film, so the producers used plastic snow and wind machines.
·         More than 50 million people are estimated to travel through MSP International Airport
·         British Band ‘The Beatles’ were here back in 1965

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