Death and Taxis…

At the beginning…

Read After Burnout

I was reading an article about a partially blind man who was refused entry to a taxi because he had a guide dog with him. The taxi driver, under the caring umbrella of UBER, simply would not allow him into his cab. The man with the dog then took the driver’s name and badge number before taking him to court. The said court later fined the driver for the breach of rules, and the law.

My initial response to this was a short outpouring of incredulity, disbelief that somebody could treat a disabled person in this manner. UBER came out with a statement that apologised for their employee’s behaviour but have not given any compensation. I believe that that ‘franchisee’ has had to stump up the costs so all is fair. Or is it?

From what I understand, UBER drivers are little more than poorly paid workers who have no…

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