Service animals are life savers, literally. So many people rely on their service animal to make it through their days. These hard working animals are legally allowed to go almost everywhere their human goes because of the Americans with Disabilities Act or ADA. Right now, there are about 500,000 service dogs working in the United States; and that number doesn’t even include all the other types of service animals. Uber and Lyft have become immensely popular over the last few years, but how do you navigate these platforms with a service animal?
It’s important to know what ...read more
Uber Eats: The gig-economy take-out delivery service. Not only are people everywhere using the service to score quick food, many drivers have already made Uber Eats their go-to side hustle. Whether it’s after work or on the weekends, drivers as young as 18 can supplement their day jobs simply by delivering take out around their city. Plus, drivers are able to earn tips, which puts even more money in Uber Eats drivers pockets. Want to become an Uber Eats driver? The signup process to be an Uber Eats driver is fairly simple and you just need to follow these ...read more
When you sign-up with Uber or Lyft, you’re prompted to put in your name, your phone number, your device data, your location information, your credit card information, and more. You’re asked to verify who you are and where you are, and people have started to question…is that safe? Is it okay to have all of my data stored on this type of ridesharing app? After all, the security of apps can be breached.
The information and privacy policies for both Lyft and Uber are extensive and can be ...read more
How many people can fit in an Uber? If you have 4 passengers, should you order an UberX or an UberXL?
Figuring out the perfect ride for your group can be challenging. You want to make sure the car your order has plenty of room for all passengers to sit comfortably but ideally you also do not want to pay more for a larger vehicle that you may not need!
Take a look below to learn the maximum number of riders allowed in various Uber and Lyft services as well as the recommended maximum luggage amount.
We are extremely saddened to hear the news of the death of the University of South Carolina student Samantha Josephson by a man posing as her rideshare driver. Some parents are asking themselves if they should ever let their kids use Uber or Lyft again. The reality is that these services have become so widespread, that they are almost unavoidable. However, there are many ways to make sure you are staying safe when you request a ride.
1. Try to avoid riding alone
We know there are circumstances when you do not have another choice but to take an Uber ...read more