Taxi Drivers Claim to make R2 500 a Day, SA Peeps Want to Change Professions

Taxi Drivers Claim to make R2 500 a Day, SA Peeps Want to Change Professions

  • If you're tired of your 9-5, you might consider switching jobs when you hear what some taxi drivers make in a day
  • In a TikTok with one million views, a group of interviewers asked taxi drivers what is the most they have ever made in a day
  • The R2500 price tag shocked Mzansi, with many making the statement that taxi drivers need to be more appreciated

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How's that office job treating you? When you hear how much taxi drivers are making, you may rethink your 9-5.

Taxi drivers make R2 500 a day
A taxi driver says he makes up to R2 500 a day. Image: @theboyssouthafrica Source: TikTok
Source: TikTok

In a hilarious TikTok, an interviewer asked a group of taxi drivers about their biggest earnings in one day. The numbers given by abo mageza shook the whole of South Africa.

One million South Africans are here for R2k a day

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With a daily salary of R2 500, most South Africans might seriously consider a new profession. Even the interviewer @theboyssouthafrica joked about robbing the taxi driver after hearing how much he makes.

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Watch the video here:

Taxi drivers' salaries rocked South Africa

As usual, South Africans had a mouthful to say about the video. Many of the comments were simply hilarious.

Briefly News compiled the best of the best:

@thegvnderz3007 thought it was taxi drivers' time to shine:

"Thank you for making this video. People don't appreciate taxi drivers enough."

@chicagolegends300 feels that the salary is justified:

"They make sure you get to your workplace on time and make sure you go to the graveyard early."

@xosko4sho thought the math was not mathing:

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"How much a taxi owner makes and how much a driver makes are two different things. That R2000 minus checking and petrol could leave you with R400."

@rochellebennett96 had heard funny rumours:

"Someone once said you should always date a taxi driver because they have the socks. Apparently, they keep money in their socks. I'm sceptical."

'Sho't left! Taxi drivers are giving Mzansi women the 'ick' in hilarious TikTok video

It's not the first time @theboysouthafrica raised the topic of taxi drivers to Mzansi. Briefly News reported on a hilarious video where the women were asked if they would date a taxi driver.

The responses were a resounding no. But what really had South Africa laughing was why the women refused a taxi driver-partner.

Even a taxi driver told the interviewers he would never allow his daughter to date one of his colleagues.

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Source: Briefly News

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