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Female Passenger Argues With Taxi Driver After Asking To Triple The Fare

A female passenger argued with a taxi driver after asking them to pay the fare three times multiplying the amount to the number of passengers.

Nowadays, there are numerous passengers complaining regarding some abusive taxi drivers charging too much fare.

Taxis in the Philippines are usually operating metered fare allowing the driver and passengers to determine the exact cost of the trip.

Female Passenger

Recently, a Facebook user named Lea Coronel has shared her experience with an abusive taxi driver who charged them the amount from the meter multiplied to the number of passengers.

Lea narrated that she and her two colleagues decided to take a taxi to reach their destination and saw the trip cost amounting P253.00 from Pasay to Quezon Avenue.

The taxi driver told them to pay P250, so Lea gives P1,000 but the driver give her a change of P250.

Female Passenger

The driver explained that he charged P250 per head, which started the exchange of heated arguments.

Here is the full story:

“*Share ko lang tong naincounter namen na taxi driver*

Pauwi kami galing Pasay papuntang Quezon Avenue at napag desisyunan naming mag taxi pauwi dahil nga sobrang init tinanggihan kame ng dalawang beses dahil sobrang traffic daw at gusto nila ng kontrata so di namin sinakyan then after a few minutes may isang taxi kaming pinara tinanong kung san kami as usual bago sumakay ng taxi then tinanong kung ilan kami sasakay then sabi namin 3 tapos umokay sya then walang ibang sinabi then nong nakarating na kami sa Fishermall na kami di nya kami binaba sa mismong mall sa gilid lang ng highway then tiningnan ko metro from Pasay to Quezon Avenue P253.50 then sabi ni kuya P250.00 nalang daw so binayad ko yong buong P1,000.00 then nagulat kami ang sukli nalang samen P250.00 so bali ang sabi nya P250.00 nalang daw ang isa discounted na daw yon which is maririnig nyo sa Video sympre kami bilang pasahero nagreklamo rin kame okay lang naman sana samin mag dagdag pero sobra naman yong ginawa nya samen na per head kaya nakipag talo pa kami sa kanya hanggang sabi nya kunin nya daw yong sukli at P500.00 nalang daw ang kukunin nya pagalit pang inabot ni kuya yong sukli hinayaan nalang namen.”

Female Passenger

The social media users have also expressed their reactions on the incident:

Female Passenger

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