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What is a VanPool?

Posted by felicia on October 14, 2019

Saving money is at the forefront of everyone’s mind. Transportation is a big cost for almost everyone getting to and from school or work. Whether you get there by car, taxi, Uber, or public transit, you have to spend time and money. VanPool is not a new concept, but it is growing in popular... Read more

Should you put your Uber Driver experience on your resume?

Posted by Sergio on October 11, 2019

Driving for Uber and Lyft has become increasingly popular over the years, currently there are close to 2 million active drivers in the US and over 3 million globally. Rideshare companies allow people to use their own vehicles to generate additional income to their existing regular ... Read more

New Fee for Uber and Lyft Passengers Headed to Charleston’s Airport

Posted by felicia on October 10, 2019

A new fee has been activated for Uber and Lyft passengers going to the Charleston Airport as of Tuesday, October 1, 2019. A $3.25 fee for rides going to the airport was approved by the Aviation Authority Board. The Charleston Airport does not have the infrastructure to handle the amount of ridesh... Read more

Transportation to Medicaid Appointments Provided by Lyft and Uber

Posted by bekah on October 9, 2019

Currently, over 75 million Americans are covered by Medicaid. Two million people delayed cared in 2017 because they were not able to make it to their appointments. Right now, Uber is only working with Medicaid in Arizona; where as, Lyft is working in 35 states with Medicaid programs or organizati... Read more

How to Book an Ola Cab without Internet

Posted by lilly on October 8, 2019

Have you ever needed a ride but had no access to the internet to order a car? This can be a scary feeling, causing you to believe that you may be trapped! Luckily, Ola, has a way for users to use their service even when they do not have internet service. The process is fairly simply, just follow ... Read more

The Most Useful Apps for Rideshare Drivers

Posted by Sergio on October 4, 2019

In this article, I am going to share with you the most popular free and subscription based apps for drivers. On the previous weeks articles I tried to explain how to be a more profitable driver by deploying strategies  by deploying strategies in your own city. Here are some of the apps I hav... Read more

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Uber: The ride-hailing app that says it has ‘zero’ drivers

Posted by chawes on October 14, 2019

Reality distortion field...

Uber contract drivers helped bring in more than three-quarters of the company’s revenue in this year’s first six months. But as Uber would have it, the drivers aren’t essential.

Uber raised eyebrows last month when its chief lawyer asserted that “drivers’ work is outside the usual course ...

Should Rideshare Drivers Take A Training Course?

Posted by Jaredhoffa on October 14, 2019

(I'll probably get skewered for this, but it's worth a discussion!)


While most rideshare drivers are more than fit for the job, it's sometimes the reckless ones that cause issues for everyone else. Wrongful deactivations for drivers are nothing new and LegalRideshare aggressively opposes when drivers are taken off the ...

Rideshare Drivers interested in having some fun with the riders & getting bigger tips check this out. It's free for drivers. TOTALLY FREE, NO Shipp...

Posted by momof4 on October 8, 2019

Uber serge posted about this a few weeks back so I contacted the Company. Karaoke mic was totally free $0 no cost at all. Just have to send screen shot that shows you are actively driving. Doesn't matter how many hours you drive. They send the mic immediately, came in ...

No recourse on invalid document suspension

Posted by Barry948 on October 10, 2019

My valid documents have been rejected by the Uber computer and although the Help staff and I have tried numerous times to rectify the situation it just keeps producing the same outcome. There is absolutely no real tech support with a living person available and the Help staff are not ...

Asked For a Code, But not Sent One

Posted by LisaKo on October 14, 2019

My Uber driver asked for a code but I was not sent a code. Then he said I needed to pay him in cash? It was 15 bucks for the ride.

Anyone else have this happen?

Pick up from airport

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I need to be picked up at the Sacramento airport on Nov 22 at 12 midnight. I want to schedule in advance because that is a late hour and I’m not sure if there will be a driver on Demond at that time?

Gun put to my head, with Uberpool passengers - Oakland

Posted by SF2016 on September 25, 2019

I just had an incident Monday night driving for Uber, and despite an initial quick response, they have not responded to 4 emails back to their email.


Myself and two of my Uber Pool passengers had guns put to our heads and were robbed of our valuables (phones, wallets, etc). ...
Uber & Lyft price rides to rip the passengers and the drivers off!

Posted by Uberserge on October 13, 2019

We just got the dreaded penny surge in Los Angeles, Lyft had their useless PPZ for a few months in action. This may be their way to profitability, take a look at the screenshots below. This is a 30 mile ride from LAX that lasted less than an hour where ...

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