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Can I Drive for Uber If I Have Had a DUI?

Posted by: lilly in Driver Community , Rideshare Knowledge 1 month ago

Uber Driver DUI

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 ...

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Uber Released Their IPO Price, Rideshare Drivers Strike, and more top news

Posted by: felicia in Rideshare Knowledge 1 month, 1 week ago


Uber just released their IPO price at $45 a share, which adds up to an $82 billion valuation. This number is on the low end of what the company was expected to IPO at, which indicates that the company is trying to be cautious in their pricing. Don’t be fooled – this is still a huge deal, being one of the largest IPOs of all time.

The company ended their first day on the stock market 8% lower than their initial listing price of $42. This may lead to more challenges for the company, as they have yet to return ...

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Lyft Surcharges and Fees

Posted by: RideGuru in Rideshare Knowledge 1 month, 1 week ago

Lyft Surcharges and Fees

Have you ever been at an airport, a concert, or a sporting event when you tried to call a rideshare? Not only is it mayhem trying to find your ride, but you may notice that the price for your ride also increases. How about, have you ever been charged a fee from Lyft and have no idea what it is for? Additional fees and surcharges can be maddening, especially when it is unclear why you are being charged. To help clear up some of the confusion, we made a list of Lyft surcharges and fees that you might encounter when ...

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What is Lyft's Personal Power Zones?

Posted by: RideGuru in Driver Community , Rideshare Knowledge 1 month, 1 week ago

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 ...

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Everything You Need to Know About the Fair Rental Program for Uber Drivers

Posted by: RideGuru in Driver Community , Rideshare Knowledge 1 month, 1 week ago

Uber Fair Rental Program

The Fair Rental Program is a partnership between Fair Rental and Uber to help people who do not have access to a car become an Uber driver. The driver rents a car through Fair and drives for Uber. It’s a simple process and helps a lot of people to start earning that extra income.

Having a car is an integral part of being an Uber driver. Without one, it would be impossible to be a rideshare driver. Uber is trying to change that by partnering with Fair to help people gain access to a vehicle and, therefore, an income ...

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