Las Vegas Cab Driver

Las Vegas Cab Driver

vegascab

Las Vegas, NV

Male, 31

Ask me anything! i will be as honest as possible as to my experiences as a cabbie in las vegas since 2007. if you want a day to day on some of the happenings in the job you can also follow me on twitter, vegascab @vagascab

SubscribeGet emails when new questions are answered. Ask Me Anything!Show Bio +

Share:

Ask me anything!

Submit Your Question

188 Questions

Share:

Last Answer on September 28, 2017

Best Rated

Do you love or hate when passengers wanna chat with you?

Asked by heyarnold over 4 years ago

Love it! Its pretty uncomfortable to ride in silence! However that being said I will not hold a conversation that makes 0 sense I give them 1 chance then I tell them they are broken and have lost their talking privileges for the remainder of the trip.

Do people ever ask you to keep your meter off in exchange for a cheaper fare? In Montreal, cabbies like when you do that because they get to keep the entire fare for themselves instead of having to split it with the cab company so you both win.

Asked by TimRaines over 4 years ago

Yes, it happens all the time however if we get caught "high flagging" a fare you could be immediately terminated. Not to mention a pretty healthy fine from the taxicab authority so its just not worth it to me for a couple more bucks.

Are you required to have a Nevada drivers license before you can get hired and work or do they give you some time to get it? Any special endorsements?

Asked by Chuck over 4 years ago

Yes you are required to have a nevada license...this is enforced by the nevada taxicab authority.  There are no special endorsements needed however

Do you guys get any benefits such as dental, vision, life insurance etc...?

Asked by Chuck over 4 years ago

Yes we do...most companies offer a benefits package, however doesnt obama care take effect soon?

As a new driver how about getting a shift like thu-sun or wed-sun?

Asked by Chuck over 4 years ago

Maybe...probably going to be more like sunday-thursday

How often do passengers ask if you can help them score drugs?

Asked by topchopper over 4 years ago

Almost everyday actually, sometimes multiple times a day. I just ssy i dont know what you are talking about and carry on with the ride.

How often to the back seats get cleaned? What do they get cleaned with?

Asked by anon over 4 years ago

I am not sure what the answer to this question is, however I do know that there is a biohazard crew that has to clean them with whatever it is they use that is mandated by OSHA for the health and safety of the public. Im sure if you check out osha they might have the answer. The taxicab aurthority checks out the cabs on a monthly basis so at least every month