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What is a Lyft Pink Membership?

Posted by: Lilly Kenyon in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Yesterday, Lyft announced its newest membership plan, Lyft Pink. According to Lyft, Lyft Pink is “just one step in the shift from personal car ownership to having a society that views transportation as a service”.

Lyft Pink is aimed at riders who are currently using Lyft more than 2-3 times per week. Priced at $19.99 per month, Lyft Pink subscribers will save 15% on all car rides, priority airport pickups, surprise offers, relaxed cancellations, and more. Here is the complete information on each of these perks:

15% off unlimited car rides

Save on every car ride you take — anytime, ...

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Drivers are finally getting what they want! Is Uber relenting to the CA AB5 law?

Posted by: Sergio Avedian in Driver Community , Rideshare Knowledge 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Christmas is coming early to all CA drivers. Uber announced today that drivers will get to see a lot more information regarding the trip request before they accept it! This is great news, as from my previous posts on Rideguru, I am not one who trusts Uber or Lyft since I have been burned so many times before by fare cuts and negative app changes. But this news really caught me off guard. I am thrilled that finally, at least in CA, drivers will be treated as true IC (Independent Contractors).

How many times have we called an electrician or ...

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How to book an Ola car for your friend

Posted by: Felicia Dodge in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Are you looking to book an Ola Ride for your friend or family member? Here is everything you need to know in order to book your loved one a ride and make sure they arrive at their destination safely!

How to book a ride for a friend who is NOT at your current location:

  1. Open up your Ola app
  2. Enter in your friend’s current location as the pickup location.
  3. Select which service you would like to pick up your friend and then choose to either RIDE NOW or RIDE LATER.
  4. At this point, you will be asked who you are ...
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Lyft’s Car Seat Mode in NYC

Posted by: Bekah Wheeler in Rideshare Knowledge 2 months, 2 weeks ago

In this article we are going to outline everything you need to know about Lyft’s car seat mode in New York City. If you are looking for information on traveling with kids and other services that provide car seats, check out this all-inclusive article on Uber, Lyft, and Taxis.

How to Request a Lyft with a Car Seat

Here’s how to request a ride in Car seat mode.

  1. Open the Lyft app and select ‘Car seat’ ride type.
  2. Set your pickup and drop-off locations, then request the ride.
  3. When the driver arrives, be sure you’re the one who secures your ...
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Everything You Need to Know about Autonomous Vehicles going into 2020

Posted by: Sergio Avedian in Rideshare Knowledge 2 months, 3 weeks ago

What are driverless (autonomous) cars?

Self-driving vehicles are cars or trucks in which human drivers are never required to take control to safely operate the vehicle. Also known as autonomous or “driverless” cars, they combine sensors and software to control, navigate, and drive the vehicle. Currently, there are no legally operating, fully autonomous vehicles in the United States. There are, however, partially autonomous cars and trucks with varying amounts of self-automation, from conventional cars with brake and lane assistance to highly-independent, self-driving prototypes.

Though still in its infancy, self-driving technology is becoming increasingly common and could radically transform our transportation ...

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