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Help Fund a Covid Vaccine Ride with Lyft and Earn Rewards

Posted by RideGuru on April 12, 2021

The Covid vaccine roll-out is in full swing in many states, however, getting access to the vaccine is still a struggle for many. While most people now fit the vaccine eligibility requirements not everyone can easily get a ride to a vaccination location. To help, Lyft is mobilizing partners and ride… Read more

Travel Guidelines for the Vaccinated (Covid-19)

Posted by RideGuru on March 18, 2021

With a full year of COVID-19 quarantining behind us, more and more people are wondering when it will be safe to travel again. As the COVID-19 vaccination roll-out continues to ramp up around the country, the number of emails we are receiving asking for advice on new travel guidelines is steadily in… Read more

What happens if you have a car accident without insurance?

Posted by RideGuru on March 1, 2021

Find the right Auto Insurance for you!Personal and commercial car insurance is absolutely essential for any vehicle owner. Besides the fact that car insurance is legally obligatory in most states, it also serves to protect you in case of an accident or emergency. With six million accidents occurrin… Read more

The Rise of the Fake Commute

Posted by RideGuru on February 24, 2021

Commuting. A word that used to evoke negative feelings is now strangely conjuring nostalgia in much of the workforce. People are missing their commutes and as we encroach on almost a year of working from home, Fake Commuting is becoming more popular.What is a “Fake Commute”? Fake Commuting is an ev… Read more

How to Sign Up to Deliver Alcohol (Uber)

Posted by RideGuru on January 22, 2021

With the second Covid wave in full swing many drivers are finding that delivery work is more prevalent than ridesharing trips. If you are looking to get more delivery requests during this time, check to see if you are eligible to complete alcohol delivery trips through the Uber Partner App.At this … Read more

An Inside Look at Lyft’s Streak Bonuses

Posted by RideGuru on January 6, 2021

Lyft loves to entice drivers by implementing various forms of gamification bonuses to their app. One such bonus that isn’t talked about much is Lyft’s Streak Bonus. This is most likely because Streak Bonuses are not available very often and depend on passenger demand, only being offered during the … Read more

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What not to ask your driver...

Posted by Meetthis12 on April 11, 2021

"So, how long you been out?"

What the heck is Wait & Save? How does it appear for the drivers?

Posted by AngieKM169 on April 6, 2021

This option started showing up for me late 2020. It may have been there for longer but I never saw it before.  I honestly am not sure what to make of this because I never really know how much I am willing to wait. 

I mean, has there been some …

Seeking Uber, DoorDash, other Ride-Hailing and Delivery Drivers to Participate in 1-2 hour Focus Group Interviews

Posted by bellacat10 on April 13, 2021

 

Researchers are recruiting drivers for Uber, Grubhub, Instacart, or other online ride-hailing and delivery services in the U.S. for participation in a research study. Participants will receive a $50 Amazon e-gift card. 

 

WEAVE, or “Preparing the Future Workforce for the Era of Autonomous Vehicles” is a research project at Michigan …

Is there any way of requesting a female driver?

Posted by 5thlament on April 13, 2021

My daughter is 18 and autistic and needs a ride to the airport from Friendswood TX. She has flown numerous times alone since they were 14 but this is the first time we haven’t had a friend or relative to provide transport to the airport. She is extremely nervous about …

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.

2 way dash cams

Posted by gkarp11 on April 13, 2021

What are the best and smallest dash cams on the market?

Also, can I use them in Florida?

Thank you, gkarp11.

Uber ordered to pay $1.1 million after blind woman was denied rides more than a dozen times - CNN

Posted by SmittenKitten on April 5, 2021

Classic Uber moment.

(CNN)Uber has been ordered to pay $1.1 million after an arbitrator ruled that the rideshare company's drivers discriminated against a blind woman and her guide dog on more than a dozen separate occasions.

Lisa Irving, a California resident, said she was denied rides or verbally abused by …

Farhan shah

Posted by Fshahji077 on April 8, 2021

Hi how are you...I'm in very hard time position since January I was working with lyft past 3 years 4.9 rating 7k rides but all of sudden this one passenger put me on spot for racism which is false report and the lyft safety department not willing to believe me …

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