I drive in Philly. Mostly nights. I do pick up a lot of drunk people and i have had riders that are probably doing more than drinking. I frequently sit at a gas station few blocks from home positioned between Philly and Andalusia (Bucks county) when waiting for rides. I know the staff there and speak with them fequently. About 3am Monday morning I am done so I stop to clean my car and get gas for following night. One of the workers says that the car at the pump has been there for awhile with a female sleeping. So ...
How do I get pricing and availability from my home in Kennesaw GA to concert at State Farm arena. Then I'll need an Uber back home after the concert. Will they wait or will I have to call another Uber?
I am not sure if my questions sent through or just disappeared? I am trying to find a new drivet/ride for my doctor appointmen s and was wondering if there is a discount rate for round trips and how easy is not t to advance schedule? I am about an hour from town and am looking for rides to other appointments before heading home. This is usually a monthly if not more than that.
Uber serge posted about this a few weeks back so I contacted the Company. Karaoke mic was totally free $0 no cost at all. Just have to send screen shot that shows you are actively driving. Doesn't matter how many hours you drive. They send the mic immediately, came in a few days. You can sign up with their affilate company which you will then receive a code. Every mic that is purchased with your code you will receive $10 and buyer gets 10% off. I believe they are $60. Connects to your radio via bluetooth or a bluetooth speaker. ...
I keep reading about this big new campaign to encourage riders to ask drivers what their name is before getting in the vehicle. This bothers me as it is really the only way us drivers have to check the validity of our riders. Riders can check the license plate, car color, car make/model, etc. Have you had any passengers do this to you yet?
I started rating passengers from the day before who haven't tipped me by giving them a 4 rating and noting "No tip." in feedback. I have found that only 10% of my passengers tip. I've been driving for a little over 2 months. How about we all join together and do this to emphasize to the passengers that tips are as important to us drivers as tipping a waiter in a restaurant? How 'bout it? Will you join me?
Some passengers just don’t get it. What are some things that annoy you? Add to the list and let me know what you think of it!1) MAKE IT EASY/SAFE FOR US TO PICK YOU UP!This is the biggest one. Some passengers have some ridiculous pick up points. No, I will not stop on a 4 lane one-way road with no shoulder during rush hour to pick you up. This is unsafe. I am not going to block traffic for you. You’re gonna have to walk to my car a block away for this one or I’m cancelling.2) ...
I am glad someone is doing the math. It's too bad it isn't the drivers. I assume this applies to UberEats' competeitors like GrubHub, Postmates, and DoorDash.The problem here is that the average profit margin for a restaurant is under 30%. Fast food such as McDonalds reported profit margins about 22% in 2017. Casual dining or family style restaurants have a profit margin between 5% to 10%. Lastly, full-service restaurants such as fine-dining have average profit margins of about 6.1%. (source)Based on the average profit margins above, every restaurant that engages Uber Eats will lose money on every ...
Uber has 180 of Change, Uber Pro. Lyft in some markets added the long pick up fee for drivers. Then in very tiny print at the end they were lowering the drivers per mile rate. The list goes on for both Companies. Most drivers know when we get something "good", "better", "improved" from either company there is a catch. Something negative will follow.https://www-cnet-com.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/www.cnet.com/google-amp/news/ubers-secret-project-luigi-involved-more-than-letting-drivers-reject-trips/?amp_js_v=a2&_gsa=1&usqp=mq331AQCKAE%3D#referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&_tf=From%20%251%24s&share=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cnet.com%2Fnews%2Fubers-secret-project-luigi-involved-more-than-letting-drivers-reject-trips%2FCA AB5. Uber gives drivers in CA the ability to see where the rider is going and how much they will make before excepting the trip. News of this came out about Christmas time. It took ...
Any drivers have any passengers in past 18 mths who still thinks you are not supposed to tip driver? Picked up a 64 yr old guy and grandson 2 nights ago for a 60 min trip on Uber. Had a nice conversation on our ride. We get to his house and I get out to open back up to get his luggage out. He says, "I know your not suppose to tip but I really want you to have this" and hands me 10.00. I was shocked, had he not taken an Uber in 2yrs? I said thank you and ...
This reminds me of the branch-less banks that were so successful in the 2000-2010. There's been some consolidations and reversion to brick and mortar, but it is an excellent idea. Lower the overhead in having staff and large storefront. Two of the things that cost majorly on food establishments.https://www.cloudkitchens.com/
My first article for Rideguru, two part series. Everything you need to know about Micro-mobility.https://ride.guru/content/newsroom/the-micro-mobility-trend-the-economics-of-it-the-effect-on-rideshare-drivers-part-i
I came up with this. What do you think?
5⭐️ Keep this driver on the road.
4⭐️ Driver needs to be terminated, but we’ll forgive them this time.
3⭐️ Driver needs to be terminated, strike 1 out of 3.
2⭐️ Driver needs to be terminated, and this is the final warning, strike 2 out of 3.
1⭐️ Driver needs to be terminated NOW!
What passengers think:
5⭐️ This is the best ride I’ve ever had! I only want this driver to drive me. (A)
4⭐️ Pretty good, but I’ve had better. (B)
Uber apparently has been taken over by Bernie Sanders. They don’t want us using destination mode anymore so instead of simply disabling it they are going to pay us 30% less while using it and re-distribute that money to the drivers that do not use the destination mode. How do drivers feel about this? There is a way to submit feedback on the announcement they released in Chicago today. If you are against this idea you should probably go say something.I feel like customers are going to get in my car now hoping to go to their far away ...
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