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UBER TO CHARGE PASSENGERS WHO MAKES THEIR DRIVER WAIT

The additional fee, to be paid to the driver, will be pro-rated according to when the passenger finally boards the ride. For example, if a passenger arrives 30 seconds after the wait-time charge kicks in, the fee will be 10 cents. Uber announced that this is to fulfill their aim of making riders and drivers have a smooth experience every time an Uber service is used.

Uber explained on its website that passengers will be sent a notification on their mobile devices when their drivers are reaching the location. It has advised customers to only make a booking when they are near the pick-up location. The 20-cent-per-minute charge applies to the UberX budget service.

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TAXI DRIVER: PICKY & UNSCRUPULOUS TAXI DRIVERS CAUSE PASSENGERS TO FLOCK TO UBER

We always make noise about Uber/GC taking away our businesses. But have we spare a thought that we the cabbies are one of the reasons why pax are taking Uber/GC instead of cabs? Cabbies choose locations or pax, don't take cards or nets even if they are issued with these terminals, going on a longer route and Overcharging by putting location charges when there are none. It just take a few of these rogue drivers to spoil our reputation. All these will contribute to drive our pax to take Uber/GC.

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PASSENGER ON SBS8846A: SBS BUS DRIVER DID NOTHING WRONG!

She was deeply traumatised by the commotion caused by the writer and the PMS auntie in the bus. According to my mum, the driver was not speeding and the road was bumpy due to the construction of the Thomson MRT line. U can see the driver wearing safety gloves to stabilise the steering wheel of the bus. Throughout the journey the PMS auntie was hurling abuses at the bus driver and the writer stood beside the bus driver and took pictures of his face. The writer held his phone close to the driver's face and shoot his face!

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