https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2019/08/19/rideshare-passengers-drugs/ JOLIET, Ill. (CBS) — A work horse, or a drug mule?A Joliet rideshare driver says passengers are routinely carting narcotics into Ubers and Lyfts. CBS 2’s Lauren Victory explains inside the problem and how each company is trying to combat the bad behavior.
Founders and employees (those with stock options) are expected to dump the stocks to cash in. Can their stocks handle it?When reporting earnings, Lyft announced its IPO lockup period will expire on August 19, meaning the market could see a flood of Lyft shares hit the wires."It's going to be a problem," Jim Cramer said, adding, "more supply is not good."Everyone's going wild over this. Maybe it's a just a hype.https://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/news/2019/08/08/lyft-reshuffles-its-ipo-lockup-for-selling-shares.html https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/lyft-ipo-lockup-period-will-end-early-204009820.html https://qz.com/1688882/lyft-insiders-could-book-gains-when-the-ipo-lockup-expires/
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, do I have the right to not be recorded upon request?
Drivers are seeing more fake names coming up on rider accounts. A few names have been [email protected] Swallower, Satan, Killer, the boss, the man Little M, F, M, TotheWindow, Captain America and many more. Drivers are not accepting your request or are cancelling your trip. Drivers are not safe as it is out there. You can sign up with an Uber gift card, a Visa gift card, and then put any name you want. Many drivers will not accept your request or they will cancel on you. If you have a fake name be prepared to possibly have longer ...
I mean, is this even a legitimate business? have we figured that out? All I hear in my head is "let's take advantage of cheap drivers (laborer) and we can have anything delivered including ourselves to anywhere. Our plan to never leave our homes will be complete."https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/09/uber-ceo-deal-with-food-delivery-app-caviar-was-not-a-right-fit.html https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-08/doordash-is-said-to-tap-banks-for-400-million-ahead-of-an-ipo
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 Vehiclehttps://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Lyft-Passenger-Killed-in-Fatal-Hit-and-Run-on-Freeway-473302203.html
What is the best & most cost effective way to get from the Buffalo airport to the Canadian side of Niagara Falls? From what I've seen, there isn't a guarantee that an uber driver will go through customs & take us into Canada. I have also seen the option of taking an uber to the rainbow bridge & walking across into Canada, then having a Canadian uber take us to our Airbnb. The cost is around $40 to get from the airport to the Border and then another $12 or so to get to where we're staying ...
I was ready to debate Uber and Lyft but the chickens did not show up they declined invitation.https://spectrumnews1.com/ca/la-west/inside-the-issues/2019/08/09/rideshare-drivers--have-their-concerns-been-heard-?cid=share_clip
I heard from my nephew that Uber drives are sometimes so desperate to make money that they would randomly charge cleaning fees for no reason whatsoever. Is this true? What can I do to stop it or make sure it doesn't happen.
Seems like pretty basic stuff we all already know - Lyft allowed tipping before Uber, Lyft is generally the "nicer company", etc. Apparently this was all done as research for a book "Uberland". Has anyone read it?
Remember what's happening in NYC now will set precedence in many cities moving forward. (Also what's happening in CA).The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission voted Wednesday to extend its cap on the number of Uber and Lyft vehicles permitted to operate within the city. The commission also amended its rules aimed at limiting the amount of time drivers can cruise without passengers in Manhattan below 96th Street.Last year, the New York City Council voted to halt the issuance of new for-hire vehicle licenses for 12 months. Under the cap, Uber and Lyft could still ...
This will be good for drivers in rural areas and long pickups but in major cities it's a killer since it came with a 50% CUT IN MILEAGE RATES!https://therideshareguy.com/lyft-new-driver-pay-structure/ANOTHER OVERALL CUT IN EARNINGS!
Always double check that the car is your Uber driver! Now, sit back and witness the panicked moment that Twitch Streamer, Caroline Burt, gets a call from her Uber driver who's trying to locate her....while she's already in a car!
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