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1. What is your greatest strength? How does it help you as a Taxi Driver?
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Taxi Drivers
December 23rd, 2014

Taxi and limousine services make it easy for customers to get around when driving their own cars or using public transportation is inconvenient. Taxi drivers and chauffeurs take passengers to and from their homes, workplaces, and recreational pursuits, such as dining, entertainment, and shopping, and to and from business-related events. These professional drivers help both residents and out-of-town guests get around a city or urban area. In addition to regular point-to-point services, some drivers offer sight-seeing services around their cities.
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Taxi Drivers Interview Questions
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How do you practice safety on the job?
 
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With my experience and knowledge.
 
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By ensuring observation skills are present for all aspects of driving not just the road.
 
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3 of 25
How long have you been driving?
 
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I have been driving for the last five years, accident free.
 
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I diving in the last 5 years.
 
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Have you ever been in a car accident before?
 
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Yes. In the day of when I started driving. But not my fault.
 
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Yes, I have been in a total of 2 car accidents. The first I was at fault, I had had my license for 2 months and I was 16 years old, I misjudged the speed of the vehicle coming toward me and was struck by the oncoming car while making a left hand turn. This accident occurred in 2003. The second accident was not my fault, it occurred when another driver turned left in front of me during snowy conditions and I could not stop - the damage was minor. This accident happened in 2007. I have not had a motor vehicle accident in the past 9 years.
 
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What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?
 
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I love to faster than slower so this is my weakness, and controlling my speed will be the solution.
 
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My greatest weakness is trying something new,
 
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Would you consider yourself a dependable driver?
 
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I am hard working person. I do work honestly and give proper time our job.
 
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Yes. Ofcourse I am a dependable taxi driver. Becouse of my experience in the field of driving. Iam doing driving jobs in the last five years.
 
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7 of 25
Are you a reliable driver? Tell me about any traffic infractions or tickets that you've received in the last 5 years.
 
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Because I'm concerned on my driving... I'm follow road safety rules... I have no any fine in my driving field.
 
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Ya I am a reliable diver. Be course I know well about driving.
 
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Have you ever had road rage? If so, what triggered it?
 
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In the past when I was first learning to drive I did have some road rage.Over the years after driving in a variety of areas and under challenging conditions I have learned that the best way to be stress free while driving is to remain patient and to make allowances for others bad driving.
 
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I have before, but anger is a feeling I don't have when unnecessary. Besides, I find driving to be a really great way of practicing patience.
 
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How important is the cleanliness of your vehicle to you?
 
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How important is your passenger's safety to you?
 
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Very important I well treat then as my family.
 
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Would you be willing to work night shifts, or change your hours at short notice?
 
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Yes I will Work night shifts.
 
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Yes. This is one reason I think I would be great for this job!
 
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12 of 25
What do you like most about being a Taxi Driver?
 
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Meeting different people.
 
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I enjoying wat I m doing thats it.
 
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Why did you choose to become a Taxi Driver?
 
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I love what I do best and being a taxdi driver is what am best at.
 
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Because I can do it better.
 
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Do you manage your time well?
 
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Yes, I do manage my time well.
 
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Yes a driver must care full about time.
 
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Are you comfortable working alone for long hours?
 
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I don't mind, its part of the job and as long as you like your job, its not a job anymore but a hobby.
 
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That's the only way to work.
 
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Are you a people person?
 
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People say, I am a man of people, for me I always tried to please everyone and maintaining company regulations.
 
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Not I am a people person.
 
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How well do you know this city?
 
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Before experience in qatar as a taxi driver so I will learn in short period.
 
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I know this city in and out and incase I forget somewhere I will use GPS map for exact location.
 
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How have you dealt with irate customers in the past?
 
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I controlled my anger, compose myself and ask calmly the customers where the help is needed.
 
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Very polite and with magic words.
 
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How patient of a person are you?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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I regret being patient, if I could stand back then things wouldnt be like this for sure.
 
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First impression is best impression.
 
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If a customer was screaming at you because you made a wrong turn, how would you handle the situation?
 
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Sir/ma'am im terribly sorry for that turn, kindly accept my apology.
 
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First I say sorry and I will silent.
 
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21 of 25
Have you ever missed work?
 
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Yes, for a reason that was beyond my capabilities, being sick.
 
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Goddam right I have; I've got sh*t to do.
 
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22 of 25
How good is your driving record?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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Well, who ever drove with me never complained. So I guess my record is good.
 
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I obey all the traffic laws and the company guidelines while making sure the passengers in the vehicle are very comfortable.
 
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23 of 25
Physically speaking, are you able to sit for long periods of time?
 
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What would you do if a passenger began to do drugs or anything illegal in your taxi?
 
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If you could change one thing about your current role, what would that be?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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To more patient, and be more defensive driver.
 
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