Slow Taxi Service Deliberately Takes Its Time

Slow Taxi Service Deliberately Takes Its Time
Innovation

Turtle Taxi is perfect for passengers who aren't in a rush.

Ross Brooks
  • 20 may 2014

Honest taxi drivers of the world generally aim for a journey to be as short as possible, but there is a new service in Japan called Turtle Taxi that acknowledges not everyone is in a rush. Customers can press a button in the back of the cab that signals the driver to slow down, making for a ride that is safer, more relaxing, and less harmful to the environment. Ironically, the idea is quickly gaining popularity, which could see the company expand to other cities around Japan soon.

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