For the last few weeks, I've been asking Ola drivers to tell me what makes their lives difficult. What do customers do that, without our knowledge, annoys them, pisses them off, and puts them at the terrifying and real risk of losing their jobs?
Here's what I found makes you a shit human in the back of a cab.
1. Not answering the phone when they're on their way, or have shown up.
2. Getting angry when they call asking for directions to your pick-up point, and yelling to "just use the map!"
An Ola driver told me that a remarkable number of people don't even realise that their pin on the map is in a WILDLY inaccurate spot. This means that, at least a couple of times a week, he ends up on the wrong side of town because a customer was too impatient to give him directions on the phone.