After Ola its TaxiForSure Driver sends inappropriate text to female customer
news Tuesday, February 09, 2016 - 11:54

In yet another incident of uncouth behavior by cab drivers of private taxi aggregators in Bengaluru towards female customers, a cabbie on Sunday sent an inappropriate text message to a woman, soon after dropping her.  

This incident comes after it was reported on Monday how a Bengaluru-based artist got the shock of her life on Saturday when she cancelled an Ola cabs booking on Saturdaynight. (You can read the whole story here)

The issue came to light after the cab user posted a complaint on the Bengaluru Traffic Police Facebook page regarding the same early morning on Monday with a screenshot. Following her post, she was told to lodge a written compliant at the nearest police station.

She wrote, “This is the cab drivers number who was assigned to me for a drop. As soon as he completed the trip he sends me a msg. This was from the cab service #taxiforsure. I request you to please take action against this.”

Thanks! Booking TFS-PP-C57017215 confirmed for Feb. 7, 2016, 10:45 p.m.. Driver: ELIYAZ AHAMED- 9916055977 (Tata Indica, KA40A2530). Fare:Rs.49.00(2km)+Rs6.00/extra km+Rs.1.50/Min.. Coupon code BLR5 applied. Toll,prkg,tax extra. Track taxi: Track :http://tfs.my/YOWY1F . service tax extra.”

 

This is the cab drivers number who was assigned to me for a drop. As soon as he completed the trip he sends me a msg....

Posted by Priyanka Ghai on Sunday, 7 February 2016

Speaking to Logical Indian, the aggrieved customer Priyanka Ghai spoke about the necessity of a system in which a passenger’s number won’t be made available to the driver so that incidents of breach of trust do not recur.

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