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Proposition 22 Passes! What this means for Uber and Lyft Drivers.

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Driver Community , Rideshare Knowledge 8 months, 3 weeks ago

Proposition 22 Outcome

On Tuesday, California voters voted in favor of Prop. 22, 58% to 41%. This means that app-based drivers will stay classified as independent contractors and not employees. This is a huge win for Uber and Lyft, who along with DoorDash, spent $200 Million in support of the measure. In fact, Uber and Lyft poured so much money into supporting and advertising Proposition 22 that it became the most expensive ballot measure campaign in California history!

While drivers will not be entitled to costly employee benefits such as unemployment, health insurance, or retirement savings plans, Proposition 22 does mandate that Uber …

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How to Change the Payment Method for Past Uber Trips

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 9 months, 1 week ago

Updating your Uber Payment Method

Looking to change your payment method for an Uber ride you have already taken? Perhaps you accidentally used an old credit card or put a business expense on your personal card. Luckily, Uber allows you to change the payment method for any trip taken in the last 30 days (60 days for business trips). To change your payment method for a past Uber ride simply follow the below steps. 

1. Open your Uber app and tap the menu icon
2. Select "Your Trips" and then the trip you want to update
3. Tap "I had a different issue" and then …

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Using Uber Connect to Transport your Packages

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 9 months, 1 week ago

Uber Connect: Everything you need to know

With contactless delivery in full swing and Covid-19 forcing more people to stay inside their homes, finding options to get goods from one place to another has become increasingly more important. Uber Connect, an Uber service that people used to laugh at is now becoming quite popular for individuals who are quarantining or want to quickly move an item without leaving their apartment.


What is Uber Connect?

Uber Connect is an Uber service that allows you to request a rideshare driver to transport your item to a specified drop off location.

How to Request an Uber Connect Pickup and Delivery …

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How to fix the Uber driver app from freezing and crashing

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Driver Community 9 months, 2 weeks ago

Uber driver app troubleshooting

The last thing you want to deal with when you are on the clock driving for Uber is app related tech issues. Trying to stop your Uber driver app from freezing or constantly crashing when you are on the road is incredibly frustrating. Luckily, we have outlined the below steps to take if you are experiencing your driver app freezing or crashing regularly. 

First, make sure your device is up to date on any software updates. The Uber driver app can be buggy if you are trying to run it on an older software version.

Second, try these following steps …

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Is Lyft getting in on the Food Delivery Game?

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 9 months, 3 weeks ago

Lyft is finally testing out the food delivery game! On Tuesday, Lyft first announced that their subscription plan, Lyft Pink, would now include Grubhub incentives.

Lyft Pink, which has always offered other perks such as 15 percent off all rides, 3 free 30-minute scooter or bike rides per month, faster airport pickups, and three chances to avoid cancellation fees per month, has added access to GrubHub+ for all subscribers. By gaining access to GrubHub+, members will obtain free delivery on any orders as well as certain restaurant specific promotions.

GrubHub+ by itself costs $9.99 a month. The Lyft …

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