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Can I drive for UberEats delivering items but not drive passengers? Is there a way to only deliver?

Posted by EllaOfCinder on June 22, 2018

I am thinking about signing for Uber but I'd like to try out the food deliveries instead of passengers, i.e. UberX.  Is there a way to do that?

and in case you are wondering, nah, I don't feel like dealing with people. I hear too many scary stories.  Plus, I ...

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, ...

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. ...

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

Delivery app for Facebook Marketplace, Craigslist, and Large Items from Retailers

Posted by AstonDE on October 22, 2020

Buying an item from Facebook Marketplace, Craigslist, or Ebay, but dreading how to arrange pickup? This is a common issue among online marketplace shoppers. 

The Phlatbed App solves this problem! Simply post your item, add a few images, add your destination Address, and you’re good to go! Phlatbed is the ...

Driver. What's the weirdest tip you got from your rider? I got an ice cream bar yesterday

Posted by SaurabhMK on October 8, 2020

What things or favors have you gotten for tips? I got an popsicle yesterday and it made me happy.

and keep it clean. LOL.

I was charged a Venue Surcharge through Uber?!

Posted by jinglesmih on October 20, 2020

What is a venue surcharge? Anyone know?

Guadalajara to Mexico City (English)

Posted by OlgaM on October 22, 2020

Hello,

Can we go from Guadalajara to Mexico City with Uber? We need a round trip (speak English).

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