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What happens if you have a car accident without insurance?

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Driver Community , Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 7 months, 3 weeks ago

Car accident without insurance

Find the right Auto Insurance for you!

Personal and commercial car insurance is absolutely essential for any vehicle owner. Besides the fact that car insurance is legally obligatory in most states, it also serves to protect you in case of an accident or emergency. With six million accidents occurring in the US every single year, having insurance that will cover the costs of any damage is really very important.

But, what happens if you are driving without insurance and get into a collision? 

Well, for starters, there's a risk of fines, loss of your license, and even jail time …

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The Rise of the Fake Commute

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rider Community , Travel/Wanderlust 7 months, 4 weeks ago

The Fake Commute

Commuting. A word that used to evoke negative feelings is now strangely conjuring nostalgia in much of the workforce. People are missing their commutes and as we encroach on almost a year of working from home, Fake Commuting is becoming more popular.

What is a “Fake Commute”? Fake Commuting is an evolving trend where people are replacing their pre-Covid commuting routine with other daily activities such as walking, biking, or, meditating. Workers are missing the general routine of a commute – the opportunity to prepare for the day ahead and transition from work back to their home life at the …

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How to Sign Up to Deliver Alcohol (Uber)

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Driver Community 9 months ago

Alcohol Delivery Uber

With the second Covid wave in full swing many drivers are finding that delivery work is more prevalent than ridesharing trips. If you are looking to get more delivery requests during this time, check to see if you are eligible to complete alcohol delivery trips through the Uber Partner App.

At this time not everyone is eligible for alcohol delivery. To see if you are eligible, open your Uber Work Hub and see if it is an option. Uber is continually growing this line of delivery and recruiting more drivers every month. If it is not an option now check …

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An Inside Look at Lyft’s Streak Bonuses

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

Lyft Streak Bonus

Lyft loves to entice drivers by implementing various forms of gamification bonuses to their app. One such bonus that isn’t talked about much is Lyft’s Streak Bonus. This is most likely because Streak Bonuses are not available very often and depend on passenger demand, only being offered during the busiest times.

What is Lyft’s Streak Bonus?

A streak bonus is awarded to a driver when they accept a required number of ride requests back-to-back. Right before a streak bonus is active, Lyft will send the driver an email or text notifying them that a streak bonus hour is active. Lyft …

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How to Use Lyft's Destination Mode (for Drivers)

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Driver Community 10 months, 1 week ago

Using Lyft's Destination Filter

Destination mode on the Lyft driving app has been around for a while but we have been getting a number of questions recently from our new drivers on how to best use this mode. We wanted to put together a comprehensive guide on using the Lyft Destination Mode and why you should be using it!

Lyft’s Destination Mode matches you with riders who are heading in the direction you would like to go, allowing you to earn income while en-route to your personal destination. Destination Mode also allows you to input a certain time you would like to reach your …

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