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Uber Enhances Accessibility with New App Features

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Driver Community , Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 3 weeks, 4 days ago


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Uber’s technology is enhancing mobility and independence for millions of people with disabilities worldwide by providing greater access to transportation, earning opportunities, and basic necessities like food and groceries.

The company's mission is to build a platform accessible to users of all abilities and foster inclusion in communities globally. On Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Uber introduced new features and improvements in its app to advance its commitment to accessibility.


Enhancements for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Couriers

Uber has created economic opportunities for thousands of deaf and hard of hearing drivers. Now, the platform is introducing features …

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Dealing with Difficult Passengers: Strategies for Uber Drivers

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Driver Community 2 months ago

Being a driver, whether for a ridesharing service, taxi company, or any other transportation service, can be a rewarding experience. However, it also comes with its fair share of challenges, one of the most common being dealing with difficult passengers. From unruly behavior to unreasonable demands, handling such situations requires tact, patience, and sometimes quick thinking. Here are our most effective strategies for dealing with difficult riders.


Establish Clear Boundaries

Setting clear boundaries from the outset can help prevent difficult situations from escalating. As a driver, it's essential to communicate politely but firmly about the rules and expectations during the …

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How to Handle a Robbery as a Rideshare Driver

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Driver Community 2 months, 2 weeks ago

In today's fast-paced world, rideshare services like Uber and Lyft have become integral parts of urban transportation. While these platforms offer convenience and flexibility, they also come with certain risks, including the possibility of encountering dangerous situations such as robberies. As a rideshare driver, it's crucial to be prepared and know how to handle a robbery safely and effectively. Here are some important tips to keep in mind:

  1. Stay Calm and Composed: In the event of a robbery, it's natural to feel scared or panicked. However, it's essential to stay as calm and composed as possible. Take deep breaths to …

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The Rise of Electric Vehicles in Ridesharing 2024

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Driver Community , Rideshare Knowledge 4 months, 3 weeks ago

In recent years, the automotive industry has witnessed a transformative shift towards sustainability, with electric vehicles (EVs) at the forefront of this green revolution. One sector where this change is particularly pronounced is in ridesharing. As concerns about climate change and environmental sustainability continue to grow, ridesharing companies are increasingly turning to electric vehicles as a means to reduce their carbon footprint. This blog post explores the reasons behind the rise of electric vehicles in ridesharing, the benefits for both drivers and passengers, and the challenges that come with this transition.


Environmental Impact

The most obvious and significant reason for …

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A Comprehensive Guide to Cold Weather Driving, Safety Tips, and Alternative Transportation

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Driver Community , Rideshare Knowledge 4 months, 4 weeks ago

As winter snow blankets the northeast, the scenic landscapes can make for a magical experience, however, for drivers, the cold and snowy conditions pose unique challenges. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into essential safety tips for driving in the cold, offer advice on renting cars during winter, and explore alternative transportation options for those seeking to navigate the winter wonderland with ease.

I. Driving in the Cold

Vehicle Preparation

Winter Tires: The first line of defense against icy roads is investing in quality winter tires. These tires are designed with special tread patterns and rubber compounds to …

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