[nagdu] Guide dogs in taxis?
ntorcolini at wavecable.com
Mon Jul 21 02:08:31 UTC 2014
I don't know if the taxi driver had the right to ask that, but, JMHO, I
would not put my dog in an open area without something surrounding her.
From: nagdu [mailto:nagdu-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Daryl Marie via
Sent: Sunday, July 20, 2014 6:08 PM
To: nagdu at nfbnet.org
Subject: [nagdu] Guide dogs in taxis?
I took a taxi yesterday, and the driver asked if I wanted to put Jenny in
the back. This was a completely open area primarily used to transport people
in wheelchairs. She would have had plenty of room, and I had full access to
her, but I said no, I didn't feel comfortable having her in the back like
that. It was a full taxi (4 people), so the question didn't aggravate me
like it otherwise might have.
My teammates didn't say much beyond "She'd have so much room back there!" so
I didn't feel judged or anything, but I was wondering on your thoughts. Did
the driver have the right to request this?
Jenny did end up sitting in the back seat with me, curled up by my feet.
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