What does Lyft Kudos mean for drivers?
The Guru Take
It's a way to motivate drivers and also to provide feedback.
"Kudos" are similar to Uber Badges. It's a way for passengers to provide feedback to the drivers by pointing things out that were great about the trip. They do not affect their ratings or compensation, but the below is the type of dashboard they see.
As you can see, passengers can specify certain good aspects about the driver, such as "Great Music", and "Cleanliness." What do they mean for the drivers? I won't speak on their behalf...