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Cheap and safe

Posted by TeresaBrannon on December 4, 2020

 hi my name is Teresa, I need something cheap and safe as we're here in the hard times that's hard to find, I need someone to go from Atlanta Jackson Airport to Rome Georgia I need the rates please

Attacked by riders and I get deactivated

Posted by DonnyG on November 29, 2020

I have been driving for Uber since February 2020. I have a 4.98 rating, 98% acceptance rating and over 1500 trips. 2 false complaints, 1 for ending a ride for refusal to keep mask on and one for supposedly saying something about a riders service animal never had a service ...

I have 2 big luggages, 1 small luggage, 1 backpack and maybe 2 boxes. Which uber should I book ?

Posted by Molly on December 1, 2020

Hi. I am going to move to another place. I have 2 big luggage, 1 small luggage, 1 backpack and maybe 2 boxes which are about the same size as the small luggage. I travel alone. I want to ask that which Uber I should book so that they can ...

I Am Temporarily (I Hope!) De-Activated Because Lyft Support Is Stupid! Lyft Says My Background Check Is Ongoing But If They Look - I Was APPROVED ...

Posted by Goodideasll on July 27, 2020

I am temporarily (I hope!) de-activated from Lyft while they say they conduct an ongoing background check, I have been driving for Lyft since May of 2019. When I try to sign on to drive on the Lyft Driver platform, it says I am not approved to drive. But when ...

My 16 year old daughter has to go to the airport for a family emergency. Can I send her in an Uber?

Posted by Aphra_ on December 3, 2020

I will be at work when she leaves for her flight and she has no other way to the airport besides an Uber. Can I trust the safety put in place to protect her and will she get kicked out?

Round trip fares

Posted by PamFantoSchade on November 24, 2020

Hi, I can't seem to get a round trip quote online from Lyft or Uber, so I want to ride from morgantown, wv to the Pittsburgh Intl airport, pick up a passenger and return to my orginal location. Do I have to double the amount of the one way quote? ...

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I need a ride to Genco in Lacy-Lakeview to get my ssi... I don't have money on me and I'm always having a problem getting over there from Laker Ave. To get it...can I get a ride and pay when I get my cash...

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, ...

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