Accepting your first ride request as an Uber driver can be nerve wracking if you don’t know what to expect. To help you prepare, you can read these tips from Rideguru contributor, a fellow veteran Los Angeles driver, Sergio Avedian.
When starting something new, the fear of the unknown often holds us back. The what-ifs and what-abouts we project keep us from exploring a new opportunity that could lead to our next adventure. To overcome our fears and uncertainties, it helps to get advice from someone with first-hand experience. If you are a new Uber driver you may be unsure ...read more
While Uber may have started as a peer to peer transportation service, today in 2020, it has evolved into so much more. One particular vertical that has done extremely well for Uber is their UberEats program. While this was not the main focus of the business when Uber first started, it has grown to be valued at over $20 billion dollars.
Not only is Uber profiting from their UberEats initiative but the restaurants who partner with Uber through the app have found a new customer base and revenue stream. As more and more people turn to convenience over cost, restaurants ...read more
Four wheel drive, or all wheel drive, vehicles are good to have year round. They can get you out of a tight spot in rough terrain and bring more traction to every situation, even acceleration. However, they are most important during inclement weather. If you live in a place, or are visiting somewhere, where winter is cold and the weather can turn volatile, four wheel drive cars can be a very smart choice when purchasing or renting a vehicle. They can help you stay on the road during rainy, icy, or snowy conditions or get you out of a situation ...read more
Tipping can be a divisive topic to begin with, and everyone has a different answer. Tipping on food deliveries is an even more fraught topic because no one seems to have the answer. Do you even tip on a food delivery? Yes. The answer is yes! Always tip.
Depending on how you order and where you’re ordering from will help to determine the amount you should tip. If you’re in a restaurant 20% is standard tipping. Delivery tips don’t need to be that high, but they’re not much lower. A tip of 10% is a good place to start. You ...read more
Ever since Assembly Bill 5 was passed in California, rideshare companies have been making changes left and right. Uber and Lyft, will do anything possible to avoid having to classify their drivers as employees and thus change the entire structure of their company. This includes spending tens of millions campaigning against AB5 or even pulling out of select markets.
Apart from their extensive campaigning Uber has already made the following changes to their app in an effort to avoid AB5.