Last Friday night I get a request on Lyft XL 8 min away at 1030pm at Dave & Busters. I assume its a family, bachelor party, etc... I pull up its 2 young 20 something females with 4 toddlers all under age of 4. They were tiny little children maybe 25lbs soaking wet. I start with sorry cant take you. Mom asks why? You have 4 toddlers with no car seats. Moms first response is "i guess i have to pay cancellation fee". I replied, I'll wave the fee but I did just drive here on my time and gas, …
ZipCar, Uber, and other rideshare companies want to make it illegal to own your own self-driving car in the city.
This seems like a pretty significant news on how the travel websites are starting to invest in rideshare companies... and it isn't with the American Uber.
Priceline will work closely with Didi to offer its on-demand car services through its Booking.com apps, and Didi customers will have the option to book hotels through Booking.com and its sister site Agoda. Booking also operates Kayak, Priceline.com, Rentacars.com and OpenTable, which makes it a powerful ally for Didi, which is in global expansion mode.
I heard they are trying to crack down on it.
I did see this thread as an example of how they are starting to deactivate drivers and stopped paying cleaning fees. How are they catching these drivers and settling the disputes?
Banned from charging Uber cleaning fee?
What is the "cleaning fees" and "vomit" SCAM by Uber drivers? Should I be concerned? How do I avoid them?
Make themselves readily findable. Help the driver to find them quickly and easily by text or calling. Treat the driver with the same dignity and respect they would like to be shown. Be personable and reasonable in your demands. Recognize the driver as an individual trying desperately to get ahead of their status quo and needing uplifting and encouragement just like the next guy. Tip ride share drivers like they are a bartender or restaurant wait staff. Believe me they have far more personal expenses driving this vehicle and responsibilities for your safety than either of those groups and you …
On my daughter's (age 25) phone, she, my wife and I took a 15 minute Uber ride. I noticed some F bombs coming from the music that was playing. I patiently waited for the song to change but then the next rap song had overtly filthy lyrics.... using every expletive with every body part, overtly abusing women, etc. etc. (and I'm no prude with obscenities). I toughed it out for a couple more songs but then couldn't stand it..I leaned forward and politely asked the driver if she thought that this was appropriate stuff to be playing to her …
The new driver app is out! What do y'all think of it? I've heard some complaints that it's harder to switch between Uber and Lyft with it and complaints that it's harder to find your earnings. Thoughts?
Over the years I have had numerous incidents of being hit by other cars periodically. When I drove a taxi it was something the company took care of as there was never an incident where I was found to be at fault. The only time I ever actually hit a person was one night in the Haight Ashberry neighborhood, carrying a passenger, who yelled, before I saw a man on a bicycle cruise in front of me into an intersection. I hit the man square on, he flew high in the intersection and both bike and man came down hard. …
I think Uber and Lyft fail miserably when it comes to driver safety? What should they be doing for drier safety?https://ride.guru/content/newsroom/here-is-what-drivers-had-to-complete-for-lyfts-new-mandatory-violence-prevention-training-program
How is this legal? Oh, it isn't? What's new.
What is the current situation with Uber in London? Taxi app won’t be stopped any time soon
It is now over two months since Uber’s license to operate in London came to an end, and yet the taxi company is still running as normal in the UK’s capital. Uber was stripped of its operating license on September 30, but they were certainly not going to give up without a fight and have continued to operate ever since.
CEO of Uber, Dara Khosrowshahi, claimed he would make things right after Transport for …
In 2012 I walked away from the taxi business never to return. Looking back on it now I feel fortunate to have gotten out just in time. Earlier that year Über entered the Chicago market. They recruited me right away because I had a book out about the taxi business. Back then they were all about making their service seem like a hip new thing. There was practically no work but among the people I drove using their app was comedian Reggie Watts. The company worked hard to recruit taste-makers to their cause. I didn't care much for using the …
"Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies Inc., a massive breach that the company concealed for more than a year. This week, the ride-hailing firm ousted its chief security officer and one of his deputies for their roles in keeping the hack under wraps, which included a $100,000 payment to the attackers."
"Compromised data from the October 2016 attack included names, email addresses and phone numbers of 50 million Uber riders around the world, the company told Bloomberg on Tuesday. The personal information of about 7 million drivers was accessed as …
Has anyone ever had ride from Driver Ed in Philadelphia? A young guy drives for Uber in Philadelphia he plays an instrumental version of some well known songs. Catch is he provides no words. Passengers sing along and if they dont know the words they are encouraged to make them up. With their permission he post the video. Good Day Philadelphia tv show hosts took a ride with him and tried to sing a few songs. It's a good thing they dont need to sing for a living lol. Some riders are drunk some are not but they all look …
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