Is it common for Uber drivers to also drive for other rideshare services. What kind of percentage do that?
The Guru Take
Indeed it is common where there are multiple rideshare companies
Yes, this practice does fairly common as drivers can freely sign up for multiple services. Many drivers utilize multiple to reduce wait time and get access to a larger pool of customers.
With that said, most drivers would use one as the primary, because most companies offer incentives for hitting certain thresholds of trips, meaning you want to do most of your rides on a single platform.
In terms of how common? I will let Ryder Pearce, the co-founder of SherpaShare answer this one:
We've seen a growing number of drivers even cross over into the delivery space and work for both driving and delivery services, including a couple examples of drivers do 6 services at the same time. Here's one: The Sherpa driver has apps set up for Lyft, Uber, Sidecar, Postmates, FLUC, and DoorDash - at the same time.
Our latest published multiple-services survey was in August '14 and then 2/3rds of drivers were working for 2 or more services: