Taxi Drivers Interview Questions

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What do you think of Uber and other ride sharing programs?

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Taxi Drivers Interview Questions

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    What do you think of Uber and other ride sharing programs?

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    What would you do if a passenger told you to turn off the meter and they would pay you cash for the ride?

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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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    Have you ever been in a car accident, while on the job? If so, was the accident your fault?

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    Do you have your own insurance?

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    Why did you choose to become a taxi driver?

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    How important is the cleanliness of your vehicle?

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    What is the safest speed, on our main highways?

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    What is your greatest strength? How does it help you as a taxi driver?

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    Which parts of your current driving position brings you the most stress?

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    Are you sure that you can handle the physical requirements of this role?

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    What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?

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    Have you ever had road rage? If so, what triggered it?

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    Is there ever an acceptable reason to not wear a seatbelt?

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    Would you consider yourself a dependable driver?

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    Would you be willing to work night shifts, or change your hours at short notice?

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    What is your first reaction when you do something wrong at work?

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    Do you manage your time well?

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    How do you ensure your own safety, as a taxi driver?

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    How well do you know this city?

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    How have you dealt with irate customers in the past?

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    How patient of a person are you?

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    Have you ever missed work, for an unexcused reason?

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    How clean is your driving record?

  25. 25.

    How do you feel about having cameras set up in your cab?

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    Why is it important for you to be part of a taxi union?

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    Do you feel that you are currently paid what you are worth?

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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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    What would you do if your doctor prescribed drugs to you can that could impact your driving?

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    If a passenger left something of value behind, what would you do?