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Why Tipping in Cash is Best

Posted by felicia on February 21, 2020

The world has come to rely on credit cards. Even credit cards are beginning to be less necessary through the advent of Venmo, Google Pay, and similar technologies. Cash is far less common in people’s wallets than it was thirty years ago or even ten. It lacks the safety features credit cards do, s... Read more

Lyft Restructures and Lays Off 90 Workers

Posted by lilly on February 20, 2020

Lyft has been struggling with one very important question: Can they make money? On Wednesday, January 29, 2020, Lyft announced it is in the process of a corporate restructuring, which means job cuts.Lyft employs over 5,500 people throughout the company and their various departments. The layoff wi... Read more

Step by Step Guide To Get An Uber & Lyft Car Inspection

Posted by Sergio on February 19, 2020

In this step by step Guide, Rideguru contributor Sergio Avedian explains how to complete a yearly car inspection for Uber and Lyft! He lives in Los Angeles but in most cities getting your annual car inspection is a simple process.I have been driving for Uber and Lyft for close to 4 years. A lot h... Read more

Need Legal Advice on Driving for Uber or Lyft? Find the Answers Here.

Posted by RideGuru on February 18, 2020

Driving for Uber and Lyft is made to seem simple. Download the app, sign up, and start driving! However, there are many legal gray areas when it comes to rideshares and sometimes drivers are breaking the laws without even realizing it. To ensure you are armed with the correct knowledge, RideGuru ... Read more

Phoenix’s Sky Harbor Airport Has A New Rideshare Fee

Posted by lilly on February 17, 2020

Recently Phoenix imposed a new fee for all Uber and Lyft rides to and from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The council voted 7-2 for the fees to be placed on all rideshare services to and from the airport. Due to a technicality, there was a revote in December, which upheld the origi... Read more

Is Uber Just A Payment Collection Agency For Drivers Now? Must Read For All Drivers & Passengers.

Posted by Sergio on February 12, 2020

I have written extensively in the past about the changes Uber has implemented for California drivers since November of 2019! They are seemingly positive but Uber decided to push a new PAA (Platform Service Agreement) through the app on January 6. 2020. All drivers were forced to sign it in order ... Read more

Trending Forum Topics

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Public transport in London and how to get around in London

Posted by Trodu on February 22, 2020

How the London underground works

The London Underground is the predominant transport system in the central London area. The « tube «, as it is called by the Londoners, has more than 1500 km of network, therefore it covers almost the whole city. It is definitely the fastest method of ...
Taxis in London - Information, tips, supplements, and rates

Posted by Trodu on February 22, 2020

Information about the London taxi service. Rates, supplements, tips, and precautions to easily use this transportation system.

London black tax photograph by Jimmy Barrett

London has the reputation of being the most expensive city to use this means of transport. And is that taking one of these classic and spacious ...

Uber loses his license to operate in London due to security concerns

Posted by Trodu on February 18, 2020

The Uber transport platform has lost its license to operate in London. Regulators understand that the application is not "suitable" or "adequate" for "various gaps that put passengers and their safety at risk." The license will expire on Monday, but you can continue operating if you submit a resource, something ...

Lyft

Posted by cmonroe6 on February 21, 2020

I obtained an estimate for Lyft transportation(SUV)from an airport to an hotel for 55.00. We have 6 people in our group. Is the price per trip, or is it 55.00 per person in our group?

Logan Airport

Posted by loganairportcssurvey on February 21, 2020

Hi, I am a senior in high school researching consumer choice for travelers to Logan Airport. I am looking to garner respondents for my voluntary anonymous survey and looking for an Uber / Lyft driver to help me in return for monetary compensation. If you are a Lyft / Uber ...

Can I ask my Uber driver to NOT record me with his webcam? If I do not want to be recorded, shouldn't I be able to request that?

Posted by NancyStride on August 21, 2018

Even calling into a customer service call (at a bank or whatever), we have the choice of asking not to be recorded.  What about with rideshares like Uber and Lyft?

I understand that the car is a private property, and drivers have the rights to record inside their cabin.  However, ...

As a driver, have you kicked out a passenger? Ended a ride early mid-trip?

Posted by WWBlueStuff on April 29, 2018

Please do share. Remember when some dude died after getting kicked off Lyft?  I can't help it to think he did something to be kicked out, you know? 

Lyft Passenger Killed in Fatal Hit-and-Run on Freeway After Driver Demands He Exits Vehicle
https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Lyft-Passenger-Killed-in-Fatal-Hit-and-Run-on-Freeway-473302203.html

I have been recently deactivated by Uber permanently. Uber refuses to give me an exact explanation. Uber advises that it was for a zero tolerance v...

Posted by AJJR2020uber on February 9, 2020

I have been recently deactivated by Uber permanently. Uber refuses to give me an exact explanation. Uber advises that it was for a zero tolerance violation. I was deactivated over a year ago. Uber completed their investigation and it was determined the rider lied. Could have made a second mistake? ...

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