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Posted by RideGuru on September 20, 2022

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Posted by RideGuru on September 13, 2022

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Posted by RideGuru on August 31, 2022

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Uber and Lyft Driver Requirements 2022

Posted by RideGuru on August 16, 2022

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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.

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, …

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

Uber / Lyft / Delivery / Gig Worker Accidents, Injuries & The Help You Need

Posted by Jaredhoffa on September 12, 2022

In an accident? Are you covered? How do you pay for your medical treatment? LegalRideshare Co-founder and Attorney Bryant Greening talks with Dr. Eugene Jao of La Clinica SC about accidents, injuries, and getting the treatment you need.


 

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LegalRideshare is the first law firm in the United States to …

The more you use Uber, the more expensive it gets. (Upfront Pricing)

Posted by StuffinMuffin on April 17, 2018

I figured this would be the case.  With the introduction of upfront pricing, Uber can charge customers anything they want.  They will ask for any amount riders are willing to pay.  I have heard cases where during the hours when the business users are out, the overall fare goes up. …

New Jersey Uber Driver Dropping Off in NYC

Posted by Warwick11 on September 23, 2022

Drive for first time last night.  Took a woman from NJ to 5th Ave. in NYC.  Was then not allowed to pick anyone up in NYC.  Whaaaat?  So I drove back to NJ.  Is this how it works?  Can I at least deduct cost of mileage from my taxes?  Did …

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
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