Taxi Driver Mistakes Stairs for Exit -- Hilarity Ensues

Categories: Transportation
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Broke-Ass Stuart via Matt Haze
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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. 

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Broke-Ass Stuart via Matt Haze
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Broke-Ass Stuart via Matt Haze

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19 comments
downtownbrown
downtownbrown

In London, cabbies are made to take an exhaustive exam in order to get a license.  In our wonderful country, somebody fresh off the boat is deemed an expert and let loose on the city.  Diversity ! Yaay!

jack.foobar.42
jack.foobar.42

You know every asian guy reading this is cringing, because they know it's true.  

You will never see an Asian Formula 1 Championship driver unless it's in a video game with spiky haired metrosexuals.  Asians are good at alot of things, but a connection to reality isn't one of them.

Sierrajeff
Sierrajeff

If this had been an Uber car, people would be calling for street protests...

Mel Greene
Mel Greene

Surprised he didn't hit someone walking since that seems to be the newest game in town.

Stevie Dee
Stevie Dee

What a rookie! You gotta jump it or go sideways if you want to make it down.

MrsNonof Yobizness
MrsNonof Yobizness

Nonof Yobizness omg unbelievable Leticia Zarate that's where you work Starbucks at Safeway!

Anna Russo
Anna Russo

This is a funny mistake, kind of ;)

Tiffany Davis
Tiffany Davis

Hilarious. There's your #defense #lyft & #uber

Vey Vey
Vey Vey

I do this in my nightmares

johnny137
johnny137 topcommenter

Imagine this was Lyft or Uber... OH THE HUMANITY!

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