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Milan | 13 th Feb 2023
Taxi: Interesting facts

Taxi driver: Interesting facts

As taxi drivers, we try to always be available and absolutely up to the task, that is what is expected of us. What we have learned from our work is that humor is the best medicine for everything. So, in this text, we decided to give you some interesting facts, which you can read on the road. Relax and enjoy while we drive you from point A to point B.

Taxi driver: Interesting facts

Robert De Niro in the role of Taxi Driver from 1976. This movie is so good that it has been talked about for 50 years. In this taxi driver movie you become a cult and something that describes urban, fast city life.

The famous line "You talkin' to me?" Robert De Niro improvised the entire monologue, including what would become the film's most famous line. This sentence is quoted countless times every day all over the world.

Everyone took a pay cut to become a taxi driver.

Do you know that after the movie "Taxi Driver" there was literally a race to see who would become a taxi driver? De Niro presented his role so well that the taxi driver was a concept. The longest taxi journey was from London to Sydney

Have you ever wanted to travel to Australia? Most people would take a plane, but three Londoners; Leigh Purnell, John Ellison and Paul Archer decided to take a taxi to take them halfway around the world to Sydney. Three people decided to take the long way to get to Australia, jokingly noting that it was "because taxi drivers always take the longest way".

The route itself went through, in this order – England, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, France, Monaco, Italy , San Marino, Croatia, Bosnia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Macedonia, Greece, Turkey, Georgia, Armenia, Turkey, Iraq, Iran, UAE, Pakistan, India, Nepal, China, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia and finally Australia.

Only 2% of taxi drivers are women

Although taxi drivers have a larger volume of work, and drive all over the country, the vast majority of drivers are men. Lost items

Being a taxi driver often means finding lost items in your taxi at some point. Commonly lost items include smartphones, wallets, toys... However, the strangest thing ever found in a taxi in the world is - a live lobster. Does this fact seem a little confusing to you? Do you carry live lobster with you when you travel with us? You don't have to tell us just don't forget it :)

Taxi meter What you might assume is that the word taximeter comes from the word taxi, it's actually the other way around! Until 1907, the word "cab" was used to refer to the vehicles we now call taxis.

We hope you enjoyed these unusual interesting facts. We may not be as popular as Robert De Niro, but we certainly keep our professionalism at a high level. You can expect a pleasant ride from us and always arriving at the desired address on time. Do not hesitate to call us and come with us to your destination.