Behind the steering wheel of the taxi, woman are challenging the status quo of the area’s which is male dominated industry. female taxi drivers on our roads could create a new dynamic. Generally women are gentler, softer, less self centered and more careful and empathetic and they take fewer risks than men. Certainly this is a stereotype, but stereotypes come from some truths.
The taxi industry is one of the most ruthless industries.Many taxi drivers and operators have died at the hands of their competitors. Being a taxi driver also means having to deal with difficult customers and having traffic officer’s on your back while some of the male taxi drivers still have a mentality that a woman cannot be part of this industry because of its nature and they normally look down upon female drivers. But now times are changing and we see a growing number of women in the taxi industry.