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How to Apply for a TLC License in NYC

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

TLC License

If you are looking to become an Uber or Lyft driver in New York City, or anywhere in New York State, then you need to first obtain your TLC license. If you do not legally obtain your TLC license before picking up passengers for a for-fire company you could face some serious charges and hefty fines.

What is a TLC License?

A TLC license is a special license that permits a driver to legally a yellow cab, black cab, limousine, green taxi or any for-hire vehicle in New York State. In order to qualify for a TLC license, a …

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Uber’s Annual “Uber Eats Cravings Report” is here!

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rideshare Knowledge 9 months ago

Uber Eats Annual Report

Every year we love when Uber publishes their Uber Eats Cravings Report, an annual snapshot of the most popular, most unusual, and most unique delivery order requests on the Uber Eats platform. Keep reading to learn the newest trends, funniest requests, and most popular items.

Top Uber Eats Trends 2021

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Uber Launches a "Baby Essentials" Delivery Service

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

Uber Baby Essentials Delivery

On Monday, November 1st, Uber launched a new “Baby and Kids hub” within their Uber Eats app. As a result, parents will be able to quickly order and receive baby and young children essentials such as diapers and wipes!

To access the newest Uber hub, simply open your Uber Eats app and tap “Baby” under the categories listed across the top of the app. Or you can even search for baby products by simply pasting the baby emoji in the search field.

In partnership with BuyBuyBaby, Yumi, Honest, Lalo, Little Spoon, Nyssa and more, Uber is offering everything from diapers …

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How to Sign up and Drive for Postmates

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

Drive for Postmates

What is Postmates?

Postmates is an on-demand delivery app, and unlike Uber Eats or DoorDash, Postmates delivers an array of items. Postmates users can have drivers pick up their dry cleaning, go on an alcohol run, grab household goods such as cleaning supplies, and pick up their favorite restaurant meal.

With the Postmates app available in over 1,000 cities and with their platform offering so many services, driving for Postmates is a good way to ensure you will stay busy and make some solid extra cash.

Requirements to Drive for Postmates

In order to sign up to drive for Postmates, …

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How to Avoid Uber’s Surge Pricing

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

Uber, and other rideshare services, have filled a much needed space in the transportation market. Whether you are planning a trip, need a ride to work, or find yourself stranded after a night out, Uber is a quick and effective way to get from point a to point b. Further, with RideGuru’s Fare Estimate and Comparison Calculator as well as Uber’s own upfront pricing you can usually budget for your trip in advance by knowing exactly what you’ll be paying.

While the above benefits of Uber are all great, there is one caveat, surge pricing! Unfortunately, every now and again …

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