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How to Change your Phone Number in your Uber Account

Posted by lilly on September 20, 2019

We get a number of frequently asked questions on our forum but one that has been popping up more than usual lately is "How do I change my phone number in my Uber app?". Since your Uber app is directly tied to your phone number, one would assume that this may be a tricky adjustment but i... Read more

Confessions from a Veteran Taxi Driver (Part 2)

Posted by Sergio on September 19, 2019

In Part II, you'll read about what Patrick’s views are regarding Uber & Lyft, how he feels about rideshare drivers and what he thinks the future holds for him as a Cabbie and the rideshare industry in general. For Part 1 of this story click here.Making Ends MeetThe cost of livi... Read more

The 10 U.S. Airports with the Highest Uber Pick-up Surcharge

Posted by lilly on September 18, 2019

Taxi and rideshare pick up fees at airports are nothing new but some airports have taken these "fees" to the next level. Instead of a small $1- $2 fee, some airports have set up mandatory fees that are as much as a short Uber ride!Take a look at the 10 most expensive airports for orderi... Read more

The Best Way to Clean Car Windows

Posted by felicia on September 17, 2019

Visibility is one of the most important features in a car. If you can’t see clearly, you’re not driving safely, which endangers you and everyone who shares the road with you. Clean windows are important. Streaks are irritating during the day, but they can cause accidents at night or d... Read more

How to Use Google Maps

Posted by bekah on September 16, 2019

Google has taken over the world. Okay, it hasn’t, but it has changed the way people everywhere interact with the world. Google maps is one of the more pervasive and convenient things the company has introduced. Smartphones are all over, and people use them to get from place to place using G... Read more

California Senate Passes AB5

Posted by lilly on September 13, 2019

What is AB5? How will it impact Uber and Lyft?Assembly Bill 5, better known as AB5, was passed by the California Lawmakers on Wednesday, September 11, which will have a huge impact on how rideshare platforms, like Lyft and Uber, operate. AB5 passed the California Senate on Tuesday, September... Read more

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Why would a driver prefer a TAXI over Uber or Lyft? When do drivers choose to drive taxis instead of Uber or Lyft?

Posted by MaryIST on September 21, 2019

In other words how could a taxi be better from the driver’s perspective.

There has got to be an argument for this, and there are obviously still taxi drivers out there. and please consider the current changing tides and regulations that are coming. 

Questions Uber/Lyft drivers are tired of being asked

Posted by anbartlett on September 19, 2019

Hey everyone! I'm writing a story for SFGate addressing the topic of "questions Uber/Lyft drivers are tired of being asked." Do you get asked the same questions over and over again? Is there a small talk conversation topic that drives you crazy?

Let me know and your response could be ...

As a driver, what are some annoying things passengers do to you?

Posted by Bspringz on September 7, 2019

Some passengers just don’t get it. What are some things that annoy you? Add to the list and let me know what you think of it!


1) MAKE IT EASY/SAFE FOR US TO PICK YOU UP!

This is the biggest one. Some passengers have some ridiculous pick up points. No, ...

Lyft deactivated me for weed smell in my car! Or is it because I write crap about them?

Posted by Uberserge on September 14, 2019

Well, last night I picked this guy up, he smelled weed the worst possible way. It's legal in CA now. After a half hour ride, I got stacked by another pax request, accepted it, on my way to her I opened all four windows. Picked her up, she immediately complained ...

What is the "cleaning fees" and "vomit" SCAM by Uber drivers? Should I be concerned? How do I avoid them?

Posted by KWalkins on May 5, 2018

I heard from my nephew that Uber drives are sometimes so desperate to make money that they would randomly charge cleaning fees for no reason whatsoever.  Is this true?  What can I do to stop it or make sure it doesn't happen.

Riders, Why are you putting fake names on your Uber & Lyft account? Be prepared for longer wait times or getting cancelled.

Posted by momof4 on June 30, 2019

Drivers are seeing more fake names coming up on rider accounts. A few names have been [email protected] Swallower, Satan, Killer, the boss, the man Little M, F, M, TotheWindow, Captain America and many more. Drivers are not accepting your request or are cancelling your trip. Drivers are not safe as ...

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Posted by couponspirit on September 22, 2019

I am going to cover a blog about Uber driver. I have research a lot and stucked about two question that 'which is the most profitable service in Uber? and which is the most requested cab?

I want a graphical data, if anyone knows anything please suggest me ...

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