taxi drivers dont make much these days with people using taxis less and more competition.
one of the very few busy periods is weekend nights.
instead of earning money for himself and his family he feels obliged to drive his mates kid home for free.
you dont see how you are taking advantage of him?
As I've said before, it's not like I'm asking him for lifts the whole time.
Sometimes I'll stay in town with a friend, sometimes I'll get a lift with someone with a family member and it's not like I head out every single weekend.