This allows you to get an accurate pickup estimate for a certain latitude and longitude location.

This chapter describes how to obtain the current ETA for this firm to pick-up a customer from a certain location using GPS co-ordinates using the PICKUP_ESTIMATE command.

Returned Data

Below is details of the data that is returned in multiple array objects.

Parameter

Description

taxi_id

This is the unique ID number for the driver.

first_name

Drivers First Name

last_name

Drivers Last Name

status

This could be either AVAILABLE or BUSY, busy being that the driver is currently in a job but is the best driver to get to the pick-up location once they finish.

lat

Last Known Latitude of Driver (Decimal).

long

Last Known Longitude of Driver (Decimal).

distance

Distance from pick-up location, including distance to drop off, then on to pick-up if already in a job. Value is in miles.

T2P

Estimated time to Pick-up is in text format such as:

  • 5 to 10 minutes
  • 10 to 20 minutes
  • up to 30 minutes
  • up to 45 minutes
  • up to 1 hour
  • over 1 hour

T2PD

Estimated time to pick-up in digit form in minutes. For example: 13

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