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Uber "rider" account canceled for violating terms and conditions

Posted by KPB on December 9, 2022

I joined Uber as a rider and they closed my account for violating terms and conditions before I even used the app.

I asked for the exact reason why and they won't say.

Anybody have any idea why this would happen without even riding in an uber ?

If you were the new CEO of Uber, with absolute power, what would be the first thing you'd change?

Posted by DaimsLer on June 9, 2018

I am asking the current Uber drivers, but anyone's welcome.

Tufts University?

Posted by AnonymousRider on September 7, 2018

Lyft left her stranded!

Posted by cbfigment on November 30, 2022

I am so disgusted with Lyft.  My daughter flew back to college arriving late on Sunday night at Portland airport. Earlier in the day she had booked a ride from the airport to her campus with Lyft so she would have a guarnateed ride back.  Once she landed and disembarked …

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, …

Ride foe a special needs adult

Posted by Jesse1980 on December 7, 2022

A ride foraspecial needs adult who is no verbal. Ride both ways, how much is that and can I order in advance

Schools are trying to use Uber as buses for student transportation

Posted by dancingdiary on August 20, 2018

This Uber driver claimes that this Phoenix school called his Uber and tried to put 8 little kids in his car to transport! Unreal, even schools are trying to cut costs with Uber.

https://www.news5cleveland.com/news/national/uber-driver-claims-phoenix-school-is-using-ride-share-service-for-student-transportation

Infant Car seats

Posted by Kalahn on November 29, 2022

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Posted by Mightymel34 on November 28, 2022

My son and his daughter are in Wenatchee WA. Gift card for Lyft or Uber? Which is easiest to use in Wenatchee WA? Do both Lyft and Uber operate in Wenatchee WA?

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