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What Detroit Cabbies Say It's Really Like to Drive During Movement Festival

The highest highs and lowest lows of the city's annual techno-blowout—from the people who've seen it all.
THUMP Staff
6.6.16
Stuff

I Asked New York Cabbies Who They Were Talking to on the Phone

For many cab drivers, chatting with someone through a Bluetooth isn't just a form of entertainment, it's a way to stay sane.
Alex Norcia
11.18.15
News

An Uber Driver Left a Woman Stranded on a London Highway at 3 AM on Friday Night

After asking to change her journey, she was kicked out of the car on the side of the road. When she called another Uber driver to come and help, he drove off as well.
Eleanor Morgan
2.9.15
News

Uber Drivers Are Revolting Against Their Shitty Bosses

More than 100 furious hacks surrounded Uber's offices in New York this week to protest the company's unfair policies toward its drivers. The good news is that the free market is on their side.
Grace Wyler
9.11.14
News

To Be Raped or to Become a Prostitute

Foreign domestic workers in Beirut often have to choose between facing sexual abuse at the houses they clean or trying to escape and being swept into the underworld of prostitution. Both traffickers and those trying to stop the trafficking agree that...
Mat Nashed
5.16.14
Stuff

Taxi Drivers See Some Crazy Shit

No matter how thick your skin is, you can only assume that driving a cab in any city is tough. We decided to meet with cab drivers to try and get their side of things and find out some of the crazy shit they've had to put up with over the years.
Angela Hennessy
10.22.13
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Wait, Are These Taxi Drivers Sleeping or Dead?

Hailing a cab in Mumbai can freak you the fuck out.
Pedro Elias
2.20.13