This week I was three weeks from my two year anniversary with Uber. I have a 4.94 rating (490 5 star, 4 4 star, 6 1 star) and I have done over 4800 rides. I have had no accidents, only one ticket over a year and a half ago and it was my word against the officers (yellow light/officer said red). I never cancel on riders other than no-shows or extreme conditions such as the car breaking down. I almost always beat the time given on the app - I never pause when going to get a passenger. I felt ...
The Uber test driver who was responsible for monitoring one of the company's self-driving cars that hit and killed a pedestrian in 2018 was charged with negligent homicide this week.Rafaela Vasquez was watching television on her smartphone when the Uber self-driving vehicle struck Elaine Herzberg, who was crossing a road in Tempe, Arizona, according to a National Transportation Safety Board investigation. It was the first fatality involving a fully autonomous vehicle. https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/18/cars/uber-vasquez-charged/index.html
Hi guys, I'm Doug and I lead the team at Mystro. Mystro automates dual-apping Uber and Lyft. Mystro blew up in 2019, but we ran into major problems with our Lyft automation that pretty much broke the app. After many months of hard work, we've finally gotten those bugs worked out, and I'm coming here now asking for your help!Have you used Mystro or any other dual-apping tools? If so, do they work for you?What would be your dream automation tool? We have an awesome engineering team here and we're excited to build Mystro into a tool ...
I get that it is dangerous to be a nurse/doctor right now and I appreciate all they do but this really rubbed me the wrong way. I was driving this nurse to work the other night and she was going on about how much danger she is in and how little she makes in comparison. I was just sort of agreeing along, not paying too much attention. But then she starts talking about how rides for essential workers should really be free... awkward silence. then she said "In the past other uber drivers have shut off the app for me." ...
Uber Drivers: How Far Will You Drive To Pick-Up A Fare Without Knowing Their Destination? Okay, here’s what happened today to me - I signed on to my Driver Uber App and a Premium Destination popped up. I accepted the pick-up and app informed me that the customer was 27 minutes and 13 miles away. I drove there , it took about 22 minutes. I picked up client at her house , pressed my App for the drop-off Destination , and saw that drop-off was 1 mile away. I chatted with the lady, dropped her off and headed back to ...
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