We’ve all had those terrible passengers: the rude, condescending, or just plain weird, and everyone handles them in a different way. Today, senior RSG contributor John Ince shares his ultimate driver’s guide to terrible passengers, including how you can spot them ahead of time and divert them while you’re driving. Any tips we missed? Leave them in the comments!
My evening has gone really well and then suddenly I sense things are about to get very challenging… because I’ve just picked up a genuine, 100%, problem case terrible passenger. If you’ve driven for any amount of time, you know what I’m talking about. I have a different name for them, but it’s not something we can publish… basically, it’s “R.A.H.” (Rider… fill in the blank), as in my evening has just gone awry because of an R.A.H. Dealing with terrible passengers from time to time is an unavoidable part of our job.
After 3 years dealing with terrible passengers, I’ve come up with seven basic varieties. I’m sure there are more. Perhaps you’ve encountered a special or unique kind of terrible passenger not on this list. If so please share your terrible passengers stories with the rest of us – in the comments.
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