19 Dec '16, 1am

Uber driver ate fast food and controlled steering wheel with only one pinky during ride: Passenger

SINGAPORE - A Uber driver has taken UberEATS way too literally, and possibly landed himself in hot water. With driverless cars all the rage now, one Uber passenger certainly felt like she was riding in one, when the driver of the car she was in allegedly controlled the steering wheel with just a pinky during the ride as he ate his food. According to Lianhe Wanbao, a reader identified as Ms Xu, 48, was taking a Uber trip from Pasir Ris to her workplace in Toa Payoh, at around 3pm on Wednesday (Dec 15) when it happened. "As soon as I boarded, I could smell the oily fast food," she told Lianhe Wanbao, "I asked the driver to wind down the windows, and he even asked me 'why?'." She said the driver held a sauce box in his left hand and picked up fries and chicken nuggets with his right, while driving through the entire 20-minute journey, only holding the steering wheel with his ...

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