When you get into a taxi, you are putting your trust in a complete stranger for the next 15 minutes or so, expecting him to safely take you to your destination without any hitches along the way. In some parts of the world, taxi rides can be all the more scary taking into account the maze-like trajectories, the reckless driving and of course, the peculiar nature of the vehicles themselves.
In Bangkok, you have the ‘tuktuks’, and in Delhi you have the auto-rickshaws. In either case, you have three-wheelers with no doors and no seat-belts. In Bangkok, drivers are often known to play tourist guide even when you don’t ask for it. In India, people are often wary of rickshaw drivers as they often turn out to be regular crooks who are out to cheat you out of your money in the most conniving way. This is why making use of regular cabs is a much better option even if you might want to experience the thrill of a three-seater ride.Read More
The taxi industry has its prices regulated. An increase in the price of petrol cannot be transferred to the charge on the customer. This means that an increase in petrol prices reduces the profits of the taxi company. With other costs like driver salaries, car maintenance among other business operational costs, taxi companies have been forced to opt for more fuel efficient options like buying hybrid cars which are also more expensive. The rise in petrol prices has also discouraged individuals who operate one taxi. Even with the tips that these operators are usually given, they still like having security of a guaranteed income for every day that they work. With their margins decreasing with every increase of the petrol prices at the pump, many of these individual operators have been forced to sell their taxis and look for a more profitable business.Read More
An Arbogast airstream is an airstream from Dave Arbogast RV, which is an RV dealership based in Troy, OH. There have been Airstream motorhomes from the 70s, among them the Argosy Compact Bus, the Land Yacht Motorhome, and the Interstate motorhome.Read More
Traveling to New Zealand is really no different from traveling to any other part of the world. If you are not a New Zealand citizen then you are going to have to go through immigration before you are allowed into the country.Read More
Looking at the public transit system as a reliable form of transport is rather easy to do. However, some people need to learn about why it is important to have good maintenance on the public transport system. Some of the reasons this is important is it will keep the wheels&tyres in working order, can help ensure the vehicles are working properly all the time, and can even help prevent accidents.
Ensuring the tyres work properly all the time is rather important. When people know about this, they can have confidence when they are riding the bus or train. Without this, the person may have to think they are riding on a vehicle with proper care, but be shocked to see the tyres or wheels have multiple damage to them.Read More