Depending on what kind of passenger gets inside, a cab driver can instantly become anything from a temporary therapist to a witness to an elaborate heist—and anything in between! Ask any cabbie out there, and they’ll surely tell you about at least one or two passengers that they can never forget picking up, for better or for worse. Here are 50 such stories that cab drivers online have shared about exactly those kinds of passengers.
1. Calling All Cars
I picked up this young, overly affectionate couple that spent the entire trip making out in my backseat and telling each other that they loved each other. Cute. So I drop off the couple and head on my way to pick up my next fare. I hear a cell phone ring in my backseat and realize it’s my previous ride’s phone. So I pick up the phone to let them know I have it and that I’ll come back to drop it off.
Turns out it was the guy’s wife phoning to check in on him while he was on a business trip, which he was thoroughly enjoying with his mistress.