Grabbing rides, making friends in a time of a virus outbreak

ST20200212_202052423247 Kua Chee Siong/ pixgeneric/ Generic pix of a passenger sitting in the backseat of a Grab vehicle along New Upper Changi Road on 12 Feb 2020.PHOTO: ST

GrabHitch came into my life like a knight in shining armour, with one difference.

The brave knight was not perched on a horse, but seated behind the steering wheel of a comfortable car with air-conditioning.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 15, 2020, with the headline 'Grabbing rides, making friends in a time of a virus outbreak'. Subscribe