He stopped and the lady hopped into the taxi. As usual, he asked the lady, " Go where ", the lady said go Pasir Ris NTUC Resort. He was very happy, mid night charge plus long distance charge, roughly about $35 he can make.
He turned into Kranji Expressway and then Pan Island Expressway.
In the cab, he looked at the mirror and saw the lady closed her eyes and resting. He drove on and there were no conversation between him and the woman.
Everything was quiet. Along the Pan Island Expressway, he heard thunder storm, followed by heavy down pour. The road was wet and slippery and visibility was poor.
Suddenly, someone tap hard on his shoulder. He screamed very loud, lost control of the cab, nearly hit another car, jammed the brakes and stopped just inches away from a big tree. For a few minutes, everything was very silent, and the driver looked at the rear mirror and saw his lady passenger, face pale and shivering.
He said " Madam, please do not tap on my shoulder, you scared the shit out of me "
The lady reply " Uncle, I am sorry, I didn't know that tap on your shoulder could frighten off the shit out of you "
The driver said " It is totally not your fault, today is my first day driving a cab, I was driving hearse for the last 35 years.
Moral: Passenger, please do not tap on taxi driver shoulder, this may happen to you.