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In a recent article I laid out my top 5 important driver tips for new and veteran Uber & Lyft drivers alike. Today, I wanted to share with you a few more driver tips that will help you to maximize your earnings potential. After all, like anything else in life, what you put into your work is what you get out of it.
Rideshare driving has very low barriers to entry. All you need is a car, a valid driver's license, and a completed background check. In fact, you don't even need to own a car, you can rent one ...read more
Want to try your hand at driving for Uber in Louisville. Here is what you’ll have to do before you’ll be ready to hit the road and start ridesharing.
Before you get started, you will need to look at your vehicle to see if yours fits the criteria. You must be in possession of a car younger than fifteen years old with a minimum of four doors and no cosmetic damage and zero advertising or commercial branding. Most cars fit into this criteria, so you should be ready to continue on.
The vehicle does need to have permanent or temporary ...read more
How far can you travel in an Uber? Can an Uber take you across borders?
Usually, when you think of an Uber you think of relatively quick trips but, technically, there is no limit to how far you can take an Uber. However, there are some sticky situations that might make your long distance Uber trip end prematurely. Let's take a look.
First, trips may end automatically after four hours. Some drivers and riders have noted that the app will automatically end the ride once it reaches the 4 hour mark. If you have found yourself in a long distance ...read more
Uber has several features flying under the radar. The Uber Family Profile is one of those features. This feature helps cut down on the hassle and allows you and up to four other family members to ride using the same payment method.
A family profile allows people to share and ride under the same payment method. It also allows everyone on the family profile to track the person’s ride and see their estimated arrival time.
Setting up a family profile is easy. Open the Uber app ...read more
We get a number of frequently asked questions on our forum but one that has been popping up more than usual lately is "How do I change my phone number in my Uber app?". Since your Uber app is directly tied to your phone number, one would assume that this may be a tricky adjustment but in fact it is quite simple. Follow the steps below to tie your Uber account to a different phone number!
1. Tap on the three lines on the top left side of your Uber app to pull up the menu.
2. Select "Settings ...read more