15 Dec '11, 5am

#freerides is on stomp! @isaacong

#freerides is on stomp! @isaacong

came across this duo, Isaac and Ruby, who are offering free rides in their car to anyone in need. They claim they are doing this because they were 'disappointed' with the recent taxi fare hikes. Here how the couple explained their idea on youtube: "We drove around the island giving out free rides to our fellow Singaporeans :)! "We felt a little disappointed with the recent taxi fare hike, so we decided to make the best of the situation, putting some smiles on people's faces by sending them home for free! "We know it's not much, but if this could make the whole taxi fare saga a little better its worth the drive (try). "We started out a little too late last night, so we only managed to ferry one couple. But it was great and hilarious! "They shared their 'love story' with us! Haha. "We will be hitting the streets again next week at an earlier time slot, so stay tuned! Spread ...

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