A Cab driver is responsible for the transportation of clients to their destinations with an automobile. Usually, as a cab driver, you are responsible for the safe and efficient transportation of customers. You must be available to pick passengers either through reservations or randomly. You are also to select the customer's preference or the most convenient route with the use of navigation software. There are cases when you as a cab driver must assist passengers, especially customers carrying heavy materials or with disabilities. In addition, you must follow every safety and road regulation at all times. The maintenance of the vehicle by keeping it in clean and excellent condition is also a part of your responsibilities.
To be a successful taxi or cab driver, you must always be reliable, punctual, and possess excellent time management skills. You could even go the extra mile by stalking your vehicle with supplies that could be of interest to customers, such as daily newspapers. To be a cab driver, you necessarily do not need a college degree. A high school diploma or GED will work. Cab drivers make an average salary of $27,517 every year.