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Uber drivers are always on the go, literally. Their job is to drive around and help people get to their destinations quickly and safely. With any job, questions always come up. Unfortunately for Uber drivers, Uber can be very difficult to get ahold of when you have a question or issue.
Uber does have in app support and a dedicated hotline just for drivers but these two routes don’t always do the trick. Sometimes the best way to get help is in person, which is why Uber also offers Greenlight Hubs. The hubs offer in person support to drivers ...read more
Pay stubs are an important part of any job. They are often required for a variety of reasons to prove you earn an income or an adequate income. One of the most common reasons people need to provide pay stubs is during the rental process for an apartment. Unfortunately, Uber and Lyft do not provide pay stubs which can make some situations rather difficult.
If you are a rideshare driver for Uber or Lyft, you are technically self-employed which means instead of pay stubs, Uber and Lyft will provide you with a 1099 every year in January. This can be ...read more
Becoming a rideshare driver can be a lucrative side gig. Before you can hop in the car and start driving for Uber or Lyft, there are a few things you have to do. Yearly vehicle inspections are quite common throughout the United States, but did you know Uber and Lyft require vehicle inspections as well?
Vehicle inspections are mandated by states or local authorities to ensure the safety of cars, people, and limit pollution. Uber and Lyft have vehicle inspections for the same reasons. The inspection must be completed before being able to drive but will also be required annually ...read more
Being an Uber driver is a great way to earn some extra money or even make it your full time job. There are so many benefits, and it is incredibly easy to sign up and get started. Fill out an application online, go through a background check, and start driving. Unfortunately, for some, the background check might not go as smoothly as could be hoped. DUIs are a pain when you get them, and they can follow you. A DUI makes being an Uber driver difficult but not impossible.
If you have a DUI on your record within the last ...read more
Lyft recently announced some big updates to their "Personal Power Zones" that replaced their well-known Prime Time Earnings system. Personal Power Zones appear when there’s high demand nearby, making it easy to see exactly where drivers will earn bonuses. These new individualized zones are customized based on the current location of the driver. Also, with Personal Power Zones, you’ll see the actual amount of the bonus earned, not a percentage like with Prime Time Earnings. This is a big transparency win for drivers as Power Zones make it easier to see exactly how much bonus cash you will ...read more