Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs
On the Job
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs drive cars, vans, or limousines to transport passengers. They may sometimes carry cargo.
This career requires good eyesight.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Drive passenger vehicles.
- Follow safety procedures for vehicle operation.
- Inspect motor vehicles.
- Communicate with others to coordinate vehicle movement.
- Receive information or instructions for performing work assignments.
- Report vehicle or equipment malfunctions.
- Prepare accident or incident reports.
- Record operational details of travel.
- Assist passengers during vehicle boarding.
- Provide transportation information to passengers or customers.
Typical Working Conditions
- Working in a closed vehicle or equipment.
- Having face-to-face discussions.
- Dealing with external customers.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- The importance of being accurate or exact.
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