A Professional Taxidriver:
- Has a primary duty and an obligation to put passengers at ease
and serve them in a professional manner.
- Has a good understanding of the community and where he or she fits into it.
- Knows that you don't get something for nothing. Hard work and preparation are critical.
- Develops a healthy relationship with people.
- Knows intimately the laws, rules and regulations of the taxicab business.
- Is on good terms with police and officials.
- Always puts customers needs first.
- Has good knowledge of current events locally, national and abroad.
- Keeps customer safety foremost.
- Will open and close doors for passengers, especially for elderly or disabled persons.
- Will use courteous "Please" and "Thank you" with customers and on the air.
- Will think of self as a "knight" of goodwill, and courtesy.
- Presents a good image at all times.
- Is clean, neat, rested and alert, responsible and courteous at all times.
- Will set daily goals for themselves, keep fit, eat well, and keep exercised.
- Thinks and behaves successfully in strategy and technique.
- Knows when and where to be, to maximize income.
- Maintains his or her taxicab in clean and safe condition.
- Constantly seeks ways to improve service.
- You must be a safe driver.
- You must enjoy working with people, something requiring much patience.
- You must be able to cope with unpredictable, crisis-laden situations.
- You should be an easy-going person who does not prejudge people.
- You should develop a pleasant conversation ability for profitability, security, and overall enjoyment.
- Relax! Enjoy your work! You are an important part of Winnipeg's Transportation team.
"Taxidriving made simple"
By Michael Santee
- Round Robin Press
- Box 11245 (B)
- Oakland, CA
- USA 94611
- (510) 652-1354
- Gordon M. Barton, Taxicab Instructor
- Excel Resources & Training
- Cedar Lake Road, Box 890,
- RR1, Anola,Mb. Ca R0E 0A0
- 204.866.2668 (voice)
- 204.866.3657 (fax)
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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