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Thanks Lilly. I fixed it. Dont know how I did that one. My tech skills are not the best:)
Agreed. It should be a pink frown:( I think Lyft is just taking some evil plays out of Ubers Evil Playbook:) Remember all the stuff did back in the beginnning. Ordering Lyfts and cancelling them was one thing. I know there was something else involving the police. Lyft just paying Uber back. Lol
No. All we see is how many miles, minutes to your location, and your rating. Once we accept we see address to your location that is all. However if your trip is more than 40 min we will see that its a long trip but not to where. I know my market well so I can usually tell if its a long trip where you are going depending on time of day or night. Although this is a guess even though I am right most of the time but this isnt a given in every market. Why do you ask, just curious:)
Uber and Lyft price is for the ride they dont charge per passenger. The price covers up to 4 on X and 6 on XL.
Email Dara K. sent to employees that didnt get fired that day.
It's up. Sorry it took so long. I am not very tech savy:) Wasnt sure how to do it other then screenshot it and post. Its a little messy but you should be able to read it.
A few people on the forum were unable to click in the article as you have to be a member. I signed up for free trial. I posted the article in its entirety although its not done very neatly you should be able to read it:)
Yes, i can post it just give me a few hours, at a family birthday dinner:)
If you read the comments you will see this is not a real thing:) Instead of ranting about my crappy day with low rated passengers I was just trying to make light of it.
I screwed up a post right here on ride guru didnt feel like doing it over so I took screenshot and posted with the rest of my post:)
You know the old saying "be careful what you wish for". So applies here:) Traded one ahole for another
It's the people that work there. Greedy people that now have the money but want power. They want to take over all of the transportation industry. They dont care how they get there, who they screw, or who they walk all over. Evil people. Greed and Power
If this is the code for safety here is my experience. If its the code for the airport rides I dont have a clue. It is not in my area but somehow a few months ago it came up on 2 of my trips. 1st trip it wouldnt work but I drove the rider anyway. Got to destination, the app allowed me to start and then end it. I did get paid. Next trip it worked just fine. When the passenger comes up to car you swipe send code, it is sent to passengers phone (I heard it notify their phone), they give you the number, you enter it and Uber allows you to start trip. This was put into place because of people getting into random cars that are not even Ubers and it helps connect you with correct rider. I know Uber started another type of code thing at certain airports. Those cides I know nothing about. Call Uber driver support or go to HUB. I have messaged them but took 3 weeks for an actual person to call me back.
Waze has a carpool option. There may be people in your area that you can catch a ride with.
I dont qualify for Uber Pro. My rating and cancellation rate qualifies but my acceptance rate is always below 35%.
It is very harsh. It is in the UK. I am assuming there will be certain circumstances that would determine how much time you get. Maybe its just a scare tatic? Who knows. Half the things you read you have to question how true they are. Thats why I said in my original post what about the 18 yr old, 22 yr old, or people who are good people that make the mistake of sending a quick text? Does someone really deserve 14 yrs in prison? Then again does your child, mom, dad, sibling deserve to die because someone was careless, irresponsible? I personally think its way to much time. However they really need to make very strict laws and hefty fines to stop people from distracted driving. I see it everyday. These drivers are so easy to spot. Unfortunately most are probably not caught until they cause an accident. Phones should lock up text mode when in a car unless you are using speech to text app. If there was a law here like that I sure as hell would not be texting. I am guilty of sending a 2/5 word text while sitting at a red light at times. If I am moving I pull over or in most instances the person can wait.
He brags about being able to be in the phone. Total idiot. It amazes how stupid people are. Each day I read something that makes the stupid person from the day before seem smart:) lol
Had a bad day with nothing but low rated ride request. Rather than post a rant I tried to lighten it up. I apologize to those who may have thought Uber was adding more ridiculous things to their app. This is not a real promotion from Uber. I see how some may have thought I took a screenshot of the promotion from Ubers site. That was me making a mistake & being lazy. I took a screenshot of my own post (the mistake) before I deleted it so I could just add it & not have to redo it:) Sorry for the confusion:)
This happened to me quite a few times. This particular night I get a request for Uber X I can seat 4 safely. I pull up there are 3 people they say we are waiting for one more. I am paying no attention to back seat they say ok we are good I start trip get 5 blocks from pick up look in rear view mirror I have 4 in back 1 in front. So what do I do? Do I say something? Do I end trip there and boot them out? I am sure you are all saying I would of. Lol There is 5 of them one of me, oh forgot to mention I am not in a very good neighborhood. Do I call police? I probably won't get past 91 before one of them can take my phone and if I can connect with 911 chances are police will not be there before I am beaten and my car is on cinder blocks. So I take my time ride the right lane nice and slow, stay away from traffic. We get to destination still in another crappy hood. I quickly end trip. The person they are meeting doesn't answer their call so they are not moving out of my car. Uh hello trips over. So they continue to sit in my car for 10 min deciding what to do. Fnally I get another rider so I find my voice and get the courage to say "I got to go" . Still another 2 min. go by. Finally guy comes out and they get their stuff out of my trunk and go on their way. Now I pull up with doors locked and don't unlock until I know how many are getting in my car. I've learned quite a few lessons driving for Uber this past year.
I've picked up strippers twice. One stripper had a fit & started screaming at me because I didnt pick her up at stripper enterance. The app put me in front of the place. I had never been there before. She called me screaming so I drive around to where she told me but there were people all over plus 2 entrances/exits so I ask the first female I see if she was my passenger. She ignores me then I see Mr. Big and Beefy with the tight muscle head shirt on wave me over. She opens door starts screaming why didnt you come here 1st & why were you talking to those people? I try to explain that the pick up location put me up front and what people are you talking about? She screams the people in the car. I reply "what people, what car" . She screams again the people in the car. I am getting annoyed now, because she hasnt stopped screaming at me and what people in what car not a clue who she was referring to. I should've left when I was eligible for cancel fee. We drive a mile GPS says make left turn screaming stripper barks order i will tell you where to go. We go another mile another barking order "pull into that gas station I need something". She needed something all right some manners or a foot up her ass. I pull in to this gas station that is packed has a line of cars to get in (will explain the line of cars at 3am at a gas station another time). I finally get into lot she gets out and I plot my escape. Why should I take her screaming, order barking ass anywhere else they dont pay me enough for this? I put the car in drive ready to pull out and my guilty conscience kicks in. Its 3am you cant do that. Then the little devil on my shoulder says go for it. Good conscience won I stayed but when she got back in I had a little talk with her. By the time i dropped her off she was happy. So happy when she got out she said "i am going to give you 5 stars". I wanted to reply "stick your 5 stars so far up (that thing you shake for money)that they shoot out of your mouth and hand over some of those bills you made tonight. She was out right rude and bossy.
The 2nd stripper I picked up didnt yell at me but she also barked orders. Wont get into much detail as I just wrote a book about stripper #1. Her barking orders were hello as she entered car order #1"put this radio station on, order #2 turn volumn up ill tell you when to stop" #3 dont speak to me while music is on #4 put the heat up. No please no thank you ànd you guessed it no tip. Last but not least we pull up to destination my app shows end trip you've arrived i end it wait for her to get the hell out. But she needs to bark 1 more order #5 "I've never been here before just sit here until I can find my friend then you can leave". Must be a stripper thing to bark orders and not tip. These 2 were in my first month of driving they taught me a few things that night. No, one of those things was not how to work a stripper pole. Thanks for sharing R Paulson. Would love to here more stories.
This time I pick up 3 men in there 30's from India at a strip club in Bensalem PA. They get in dont seem really intoxicated. We have a coversation then they are talking amongst themselves. I look at GPS. Its putting me on PA Turnpike. Now where ever I get off I am not going to know where I am so obviously relying on GPS completely. Go up a few exists get off. Its dark as hell. I swear Bucks County suburbs doesnt like or is too cheap to put up street lights. Everything is so dark you see nothing when you look behind you. At this times roads are not only dark but no traffic around. The guys start speaking in their language now, up to this point their conversations were all English even to each other. Before I go further I was under impression destination was one of their homes. Now I have to turn into a dark business complex. Everything closed no one around. My mind thinks they are plotting to hack me up into little pieces lol This is just too shady. No houses, everything dark, no people, no cars. I am so ready to turn around at this point but had no idea where I could go or what i would say to them about turning around. Hearts pounding, nervous. Drive about .5 mile and up on my right was a Hotel. Never so grateful to see one. This was my 2nd experience on a ride that really scared me being a female driver. I think after all my stripper, strip club experiences (as I have 2 other time I had a pick up) I need to stay away from those places. Those rides are either miserable, scarey or just plain strange. Do you think Uber would deactivate me for not driving to or picking up from those places? Lol Yes definately.
I think you should be able to. I have had a few riders who are happy to see a woman driver. I even had a male who said he would rather have a woman because a male driver may be able to over power a male rider. Some of these young girls pass out from drinking. Some are so drunk that a male driver could do something and she probably wouldnt remember. If these women who got raped had a female than the rape would've never happened. Young women tell me all the time some of their male drivers hit on them some are just creepy make them feel uncomfortable. One young woman said her driver bought her cigs alcohol, and tried to kiss her after ride was over. Women tend not to be criminals, rapist, etc. I would think they wouldnt be hitting on male passengers to the point that the msle rider is uncomfortable. Unfortunately these women who have had these issues dont report driver because they are afraid he will come back to their house.
Lilly, Can you please clarify or correct me if I am wrong as I dont want to be giving my riders wrong info. If you schedule a ride more than 60 min. in advance your fare is locked in. If you schedule a ride in less than 60 min. in advance Uber gives you an estimate. Then when you are matched with a driver fare could increase if there is a surge in your area. Thank you.
Uber and Lyft base fares on the longest route to riders destination (time & miles). Most Drivers take the shortest route. Driver is paid for the miles they drove & the amt. of time it took. I arrive at riders destination switch off GPS & go back to Uber or Lyft app. It will say 5 to 15 min until destination. I do the speed limit, I use WAZE app, my car doesn't fly, and its not an amphibious car. Passenger got charged for that 5 to 15 min even though it didnt take that long and they get charged for the miles I didnt travel. This is why drivers are complaining. Uber and Lyft are making a few dollars less than us or the same amount. Nothing we can do as we agreed to be pd per mile and time. Upfront pricing scam. What sucks is riders think we are getting 75%/80% of the fare so they may not be tipping for that reason. Especially on long trips that are 50.00 to 150.00. I am driving for Uber as I text this. When I have some free time later today I will post some screen shots so passengers can see whats going on. O will also screen shot my next trip that says we have X amt of time until destination when we are all ready there.