Take the quickest path to the destination based on the passenger’s directions. To raise the charge or for any other reason, the driver cannot take any unneeded detours or longer routes. Legal repercussions may occur from breaking this guideline.
Taxi and TSR drivers caught not taking the shortest route according to the passenger’s instructions risk legal repercussions. Depending on the state or jurisdiction, the particular punishments may vary, but generally speaking, the following are the penalties:
- Fine: Depending on the severity of the infraction, the fine for failing to take the quickest route given the passenger’s instructions might be between Rs. 100 and Rs. 500.
- Driver’s license suspension: The driver’s license could be revoked, and they might need to repeat the driving test.
- Legal action: Legal action against the offender may be pursued in the event of a significant offence or repeated offences; the outcome may include jail or license suspension.