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Tag: San Francisco taxis

What UberX Drivers Are Saying About Their Training and Safety Issues

February 20, 2014 | 8:00 am

What UberX Drivers Are Saying About Their Training and Safety Issues

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Some who have driven for the service raise concerns over distracted driving and safety issues.

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Taxi Drivers Want San Francisco to Crack Down on ‘Ride Share’ Insurance

January 8, 2014 | 3:17 pm

Taxi Drivers Want San Francisco to Crack Down on ‘Ride Share’ Insurance

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After New Year’s Eve fatality involving a ‘ride share’ driver, taxi operators want city to take action.

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Catching Up With San Francisco’s ‘Night Cabbie’

December 31, 2013 | 9:51 am

Catching Up With San Francisco’s ‘Night Cabbie’

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If you read the San Francisco papers from 1996 to 2004, you probably came across the mysterious “Night Cabbie” column.

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Tip or Bribe? Taxi Drivers Say Illegal Payments to Dispatchers Are Routine

December 19, 2013 | 10:00 am

Tip or Bribe? Taxi Drivers Say Illegal Payments to Dispatchers Are Routine

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Unofficial tips get drivers better cabs and better fares, but cut into an already precarious livelihood.

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The Fine Line Between a Tip and a Bribe for Those Who Drive S.F. Taxis

December 19, 2013 | 8:00 am

The Fine Line Between a Tip and a Bribe for Those Who Drive S.F. Taxis

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Many taxi drivers feel they must tip dispatchers and others despite a city law banning the practice.

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