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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

How to Use Lyft's Destination Mode (for Drivers)

Posted by RideGuru on December 17, 2020

Destination mode on the Lyft driving app has been around for a while but we have been getting a number of questions recently from our new drivers on how to best use this mode. We wanted to put together a comprehensive guide on using the Lyft Destination Mode and why you should be using it!Lyft’s De… Read more

More Trouble for Uber in California! Uber Faces $59 Million Dollar Fine.

Posted by RideGuru on December 15, 2020

Once again, Uber is in hot water for dodging the authorities and assuming they are above the law. This time, Uber faces a $59 million dollar fine for failing to answer important questions about a sexual assault report from December 2019. California’s Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has given Ube… Read more

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Is There A Way As An Uber Driver That I Can Refuse Trips With Multiple Stops?

Posted by Goodideasll on March 1, 2021

Is There A Way As An Uber Driver That I Can Refuse Trips With Multiple Stops? I have been driving with Uber for two plus years ( almost the same with Lyft but since Lyft was completely stupid updating my background check, I prefer not to drive for Lyft!) and …

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Posted by coldpad1 on March 1, 2021

Hello,

We (4) are booked in the finger lakes in early June. We are driving in from Rhode Island. Rather than join private tours I wanted to know if lyft or uber is available as we would rather not be limited to our stay if we are enjoying a particular …

How can gas stations help?

Posted by obsidian524 on March 1, 2021

I manage a couple gas stations and have been trying to find new ways to bringing people in. Especially with the rapid change in our economy and have a few questions.

1. Aside from asking the obvious for a discount in gas prices, is there anything that may help bring …

Please help Uber app problem

Posted by lisag519 on February 27, 2021

I got a new phone and now can't set up my Uber app. I put in my phone number and it tells me to text "start" to a number. I do it and nothing happens. I can't get past this screen. I emailed Uber and they weren't helpful. Does anyone …

I’m a passenger who always without exception wears a mask but I got this and LYFT suppo

Posted by ranaq2 on February 28, 2021

I feel very helpless and don’t understand how this is happening 

Health safety account suspension
We received another report that you're not following the health safety commitment. Because we've received multiple reports about this, we have to suspend your account.

To start riding again, you’ll need to wait two days. …
Has anyone ever used the Pink Driver taxi app?

Posted by David36 on February 28, 2021

It’s an app made exclusively for females as all the drivers are female but I’ve never used it so I want to know how it’s like and their prices

Grandparents are skeptical....

Posted by Pocus1988 on February 28, 2021

My husband's parents want to attend our daughter's wedding, but need reliable transportation to and from the DFW international airport from Denison, Texas -- a distance of 76 miles one way.  Both of them being in their 80's, they are very nervous and skeptical of using Lyft or Uber.  The …

Uber - Time is Soon - ready to go back to taxis yet?

Posted by WasabiNuts on February 20, 2021

I feel like we reaching that point and have been for a long time. We all tried to like something and worked hard to make the transition, but this whole thing is overcomplicated and all the arrangement we made are starting to backfire. Maybe it's time we reverted back to …

Had to drive my uber drivers car home after getting pulled over.

Posted by Kathryn_17x on February 24, 2021

I was pulled over during an uber ride in texas and my driver started freaking out, he hadn't had a valid tx license, and the car he was driving wasnt registered to him nor did he have insurance. The cop who pulled us over hugged me and said wr had …

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