Since they are staring back at them from the steering wheel all day long. They need to be familiar with every nook and cranny of the area in order to provide quality service to their passengers. The difference of 5% or so in tips can be a biggie. Weaving in and out of lanes, taking back routes to destinations, and driving around-and preferably not through-pedestrians can feel like a video game.

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