Skip to comments.Taxi Driver Mistakes Stairs for Exit -- Hilarity Ensues
Posted on 01/18/2014 9:00:26 AM PST by nickcarraway
A taxi driver who mistook a walkway for an auto exit managed to jettison his cab on the stairs today at the Market and Church Safeway.
Tom Nguyen, a manager at Vina Cab, told SF Weekly that driver Tseo Tran is "new to the job." Nguyen said the tenderfoot driver "on his way out, didn't know that wasn't an exit." The result was a marooned taxi and internet immortality.
Paul Rose, a spokesman for the Municipal Transportation Agency, says the investigation into just what happened is ongoing. Nguyen, however, chalks it up to simple inexperience.
Tran, his manager concludes, "is really very sorry."
Click below for more photos of the incident.
It went over just fine until lard butt moochelle got in.
The sound of failure is “clunk”.
Just how much investigating does this kind of event require? :-)
Heh. You gotta be going lots faster to make this work...
“...Nguyen chalks it up to simple inexperience..”
Well, there you go. You need years of driving experience NOT to drive down stairs.
When I lived in San Francisco; that would have been called a Chinese driver!
Driver Tran Tu Loew is “new to the job.”
how is San Fransicko going to achieve “Zero Pedestrian Injuries” from motor vehicles.... with taxi drivers like this?
Gosh, they never said anything about not driving down stairs in driver-ed, so I always figured it was OK.
Hey, if you don’t like the way I drive, stay off the stairs!
I hope Channel 2 in Oakland gets this guy’s name right on tonight’s newscast.
I’m trying to think of a better word for what he did there, because “jettison” isn’t it.
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