During the COVID-19 pandemic, many taxi drivers has been badly affected. A lot of taxi drivers has lost their source of income. For some of the taxi drivers, they had turned into food delivery drivers to get through this difficult time.
According to a story shared by ComfortDelGro Taxi Facebook page, Cabby Teo Kim Yew has turn into delivering food at night instead of ferrying passengers. He has been driving a taxi for 20 years. Even though he is not used to it, he still continues the practice to help him to get through this difficult period.
IN THE FB POST:
“Old habits die hard.
Cabby Teo Kim Yew, a cabby of 20 years, is so used to ferrying passengers till about 11pm every night that even after COVID-19 hit, he continues to drive at night. But, instead of ferrying passengers, he now delivers pizzas for Pizza Hut from 5pm to 11pm. Though it is work that took him a while to get used to, he does it faithfully no matter rain or shine.
Said the 58-year-old cabby: “It took me some time to get used to delivering food but after I set my heart and mind to it, it got easier. There are plenty of orders during dinner, and it has helped me tide through the circuit breaker.””