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Stay Safe For Holiday Parties This Year

Posted by: Bekah Wheeler in Rider Community 2 months ago

Christmas is only one week away, and New Year’s is just after that. The holiday season is in full swing. From ugly sweater parties to office parties to family get togethers, there are holiday parties of all kinds calling people’s names. It’s an amazing time of the year filled with joy and celebration, but it’s important to stay safe. Take a look at our top tips for this holiday season.

  1. Designated Driver. Never get behind the wheel after you’ve been drinking. Appoint a friend in your party to be the designated driver. Or call a Lyft or an Uber to ...
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Uber Fun Facts for 2019

Posted by: Felicia Dodge in Rideshare Knowledge 2 months, 1 week ago

The holidays are upon us and 2019 is drawing to a close. Most likely in an attempt to draw attention away from the recent sexual harassment data that Uber shared, the rideshare giant just shared some more interesting insights and this time the takeaways are much more positive.

Every year Uber shares statistics on the most popular “uber-ed to” locations from across the world and it is always fun to see the top 15 spots! Just like in 2018, the number one tourist destination for those taking Uber cars is The Empire State Building. Here is the complete list of ...

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Lyft Stops Showing Passenger Ride Details To Their Drivers

Posted by: Sergio Avedian in Driver Community , Rideshare Knowledge 2 months, 1 week ago

I have been driving for Uber & Lyft for almost four years. I have definitely reduced my hours on both platforms drastically since both companies are in a race to the bottom with their cuts in rates paid to the driver. One of the main reasons I still drive is to keep up with the changes on both driver apps, to make sure that what I am writing is comprehensive and from a first hand experience. Since a lot of mainstream media articles happen to be cut and paste pieces and don't reflect what the driver truly goes through, as ...

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What is GrabWheels?

Posted by: Bekah Wheeler in Rideshare Knowledge , Travel/Wanderlust 2 months, 1 week ago

GrabWheels

Looking to ride a scooter around Singapore? Want to try Grab’s new eScooter?

GrabWheels is an eScooter service in in Singapore that gives users access to electric scooters throughout the city. Similar to Uber, users simply need to open their grab app and tap the eScooter icon to view scooter locations in their areas. Once you have found a scooter, follow the below steps to start riding!

  1. Walk to the nearest scooter you see on your Grab app. 
  2. Tap on the scooter icon that you would like to ride. Make sure to check the scooters battery level to ensure it ...
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Is Uber Safe? According to Uber, No.

Posted by: Lilly Kenyon in Driver Community , Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Yesterday, Uber released, for the first time in history, a complete safety report. The report covered all rides in the US for the full 2018 calendar year and partial 2017 calendar year. Surprisingly, or perhaps, not so surprisingly, the report disclosed that during this time period there were 3,045 sexual assaults, 9 murders, and 58 deaths due to auto-related accidents. Of the 3,045 sexual assault cases, 235 were classified as rapes. Also, interesting, is that both drivers and riders reported assaults as roughly the same rates.

What is even scarier, is that it is very likely that these numbers ...

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