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I got fined for farting in an Uber, what can I do about it?

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dailyjoe1987
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 Posted 2 years, 6 months ago

I am still in shock, but I got charged $100 for FARTING in the Uber car. How can they do this?!

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    drwife46
    57 Rider
     2 years ago

    Stop eating beans.

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      getpulse68
      18 Rider Driver
       2 years ago

      His name should be DailyBeans not DailyJoe, lol

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    RPaulson
    551 Driver
     2 years ago

    I am a driver.  My passive aggressive way of handling is exclaiming, "Did something die back there?"

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      HemiDodge
      360
       2 years ago

      He's lucky for not being charged the $150, which is reserved for bodily fluids.  LOL.

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        chawes
        747 Rider Guru
         2 years ago

        Technically speaking gas is a fluid. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fluid

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        Bigfrank
        433 Driver Driver Rider
         2 years ago

        It's amazing how many jerk offs uber and lyft manage to dig up from the sewer because there were far less in a traditional taxi.

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      jbauer
      391 Driver
       2 years ago

      My line: "I bet I can guess what you had for dinner"

      Creepy and effective.

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        CaptainChampion
        128
         2 years ago

        Effective?  That's far from prevention. It only works after the damage has been done

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      AnitaBAnthony
      78
       2 years ago

      that's so passive. 

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    momof4
    8153 Rider Driver
     1 year ago

    I had an XL ride ladt week with 6 riders. We were a few blocks from destination and I missed a turn. I made s U turn and 3 of the riders tell me to let them out there. I apologized for missing turn but at this point I assume they are annoyed. That was not the case. Apparently one of the men in the back had to use the bathroom so bad he was afeaid he wouldnt make it. Guess he rather shit his pants walking the street then in an Uber. No clean up fee in the street. I never seen someone get out of my 3rd row of seats so damn fast. They did tip me 10.00 on the app. He didnt smell or leave skid marks lol. 

    Last night had a young 20 something guy who was very drunk. We were talking about people throwing up then it got very quiet and he farted . I didnt say anything 30 secs later he says "damn I just farted in an Uber but at least I didnt throw up". He apologized and passed out until I woke him up when we got to destination. Thankfully he didnt smell.

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    I had an XL ride ladt week with 6 riders. We were a few blocks from destination and I missed a turn. I made s U turn and 3 of the riders tell me to let them out there. I apologized for missing turn but at this point I assume they are annoyed. That was not the case. Apparently one of the men in the back had to use the bathroom so bad he was afeaid he wouldnt make it. Guess he rather shit his pants walking the street then in an Uber. No clean up fee in the street. I never seen someone get out of my 3rd row of seats so damn fast. They did tip me 10.00 on the app. He didnt smell or leave skid marks lol. 

    Last night had a young 20 something guy who was very drunk. We were talking about people throwing up then it got very quiet and he farted . I didnt say anything 30 secs later he says "damn I just farted in an Uber but at least I didnt throw up". He apologized and passed out until I woke him up when we got to destination. Thankfully he didnt smell.

    About 5am this morning had the walk of shame ride. Young girl early 20's gets in. She has a light up tu tu on. Apparently she had stockings under it but they disappeared at some point. I had no idea she was sitting bare ass on my seat until we were 30 secs from her house. She proceeds to tell me she cancelled 7 drivers until she got me. She said she didnt want a creepy guy. Lol It was probably a good idea not to get a guy thats just a problem waiting to happen. I still dont know how she is walking through her front door and explaining herself to her parents. .BTW I did scrub down the seat and spray lysol. 

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    csgo.expertt
     3 months ago  (edited 3 months ago)

    I think the fine was applied correctly. But I would make it more affordable so to say. But you should always have some respect to every working place. A taxi car is exactly the same working place, and it deserves respectful attitude. Try to virtually exchange places with that driver. Here in California https://areacodes.net/213 you will lose clients with a stinky car.

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    jpgt45
    26 Driver
     2 years ago

    Better out than in :) Though maybe not when it costs you $$

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      StuffinMuffin
      828 Driver Rider
       2 years ago

      How do you suck a fart in?

      one fart post and every one is a five year old. 

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    StuffinMuffin
    828 Driver Rider
     2 years ago

    You, sir, are an asshole for farting in someone's workplace.  You must be the type to fart in an elevator upon leaving.  Shame on you.

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    joeyj
    426 Driver Rider
     2 years ago

    The most important question here is not being asked: how bad was it? Be honest.

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    cheesehead
    521 Driver Rider
     2 years ago

    Farting can sometimes be a cry for help.

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    skywalker23
    33 Rider
     2 years ago

    Uber might reduce the fee if you fight it, have you written to them?

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    jonsnow872
    21 Rider Driver
     2 years ago

    LOL, omg, are you serious? Is this a thing?

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    slombardo103
    Driver
     9 months ago

    That's ridiculous, I have people pass wind In my car all the time (giving 40+ rides a day It happens). I would not charge a cleaning fee for that come on now.

     

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    FitBitMeIn
    136
     2 years ago

    How would any driver prove this?  I would dispute this with Uber  

    ...plus, what if farting is a medical condition?  

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    ThomBrady
    121
     2 years ago

    If we want to settle this debate, and you want us to weigh in, we need to drill down into what kind of fart it was.  Silent killer? Diarrhea Thunder?  Gentle Puff?  Hot and Stanky or Violent rainforest?

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      jbauer
      391 Driver
       2 years ago

      My gosh, dude stop 

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    Bigfrank
    433 Driver Driver Rider
     2 years ago

    Well Mr.Pig if u did that in my car I would spray you with my LIQUID ASS  to remind you never to do that in a car that doesn't belong to you . Your a good candidate  to get the Jerk Off of the year award to ask such a Stupid question.

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      CaptainOlimar
      186
       2 years ago

      Ok, I will bite.  What is liquid ass.  Is that like sharting on someone.  like a pepper spray.

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        Bigfrank
        433 Driver Driver Rider
         2 years ago

        It's a spray that smells like nasty ASS  that's perfect for nasty passengers.

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        JBurd
        184 Rider
         2 years ago

        I think it's actually a product.  like modern day stink bomb.  look it up on amazon

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    kias_revenge
    133 Rider
     2 years ago

    Who's to say it's not the driver that smells...

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    StuffinMuffin
    828 Driver Rider
     2 years ago

    @dailyjoe.  You must have left a streak on the fabric.  (#3 on the severity list)  Bravo for requiring detailing.  You must have made your driver proud.

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    DriveMeToTheMoon
    285 Driver Driver
     2 years ago

    "Severity"?  that's hilarious.  

    Why don't you just blame the driver.  His word against your word.

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      SmittenKitten
      2004 Rider
       2 years ago

      Yeah, I've totally heard that.  These drivers are sitting there all day, so they have trouble finding time to relieve themselves.  So, I heard the hush hush rule is they FART when there are more than one passenger.

      Get it?  That way, the passengers blame each other.

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        DriveMeToTheMoon
        285 Driver Driver
         2 years ago

        That is the evilest thing i've heard of a driver.  EVIL.  SO WRONG.

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    cheryl
    Rider
     2 years ago

    lol thats just shitty....;))))

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    bleekman25
    71 Rider
     2 years ago

    I think you should just man up and pay. The fee goes to the driver anyways and how woudl you like to sit in someone elses stink for the rest of your day!

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      rplacid1
       2 years ago

      I for once had a gentleman requesting a uber pool outvof Ohare. Gentleman got in my car and after the yrip staryes something started to stink really bad. Usuallyvi do not pickup pools since i drive an explorer and mostly do XL or plus. I had asked him where he was going prior to starting the drive. He reluctantly gave me the address and insisted that i put him on trip. I hesitated but finally gave him. The stench lasted the duration of the trip and did not go away for 3 to 4 days  After the rider got to his destination,  he told me he was himself a uber driver. He had traveled to some place in Nigeria where he was given some food that he brought back to the states. When i complained to uber, they asked me for a picture and on top of that rider gave me a 1 star rating for complaining . How do you take picture of a bad odor?

      If i did not put him on trip, I could have kicked himvout the minute the foul odor started to spread

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    RedANT
    1075 Rider Driver
     2 years ago  (edited 1 year ago)

    You got off easy with a $100 fee.  If it were me, I'd have locked the windows in the "up position," locked all doors, then gassed you back until you turned green.  (plus grab the $100 fee) 

    Why do people always think that because we drive for Uber we're not entitled to the least bit of common courtesy and respect? 

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    bobshmob
    53 Driver Driver
     2 years ago

    Well if you stank up the driver's car and made it "unusable" for awhile then I totally get this. You made that driver lose out on valuable driving time, you should pay them for that.

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      dreamcatcher
      94 Rider
       2 years ago

      I totally disagree with this. Just open the windwos. Seriously, $100 for farting is ridiculous!