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Would you speed for a tip?

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jutre
120 Driver
 Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

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Today I had a pax who got in my car and said if I got him to his destination in under 10 minutes (estimated time was 13 minutes), he would give me a $10 tip. Did I speed, you bet, and now I am $10 richer

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    momof4
    7973 Rider Driver
     9 months ago

    If passenger asked I would do it without the tip. Of course I wouldnt tell them that if they offered a tip. I get frustrated doing 55 on a major highway but of course with passenger in car I dont have much of a choice usually cruise at 60. Happy to do 65/70 if asked.

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    momof4
    7973 Rider Driver
     7 months ago

    On smaller roads 25/40 mph I may go over speed limit but only if I know the area. Major highway 50/70 mph. Of course.  Nothing wrong with going over speed limit as long as traffic isnt heavy and you are not driving carelessly. 

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    RideshareCentral
    9 Driver
     9 months ago

    Depends on the situation. No one likes the reckless driver zipping around people in traffic, but if you're still driving safely and within reason... well... sure :)

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    Bigfrank
    420 Driver Driver Rider
     2 months ago

    No Fare is Worth a Summons . 

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    johnblotter
    93 Rider Driver
     1 year ago

    It depends, is the customer nice or being a jerk? sometimes when jerks say this I will drive slow just to piss them off

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    dropkickoneills
    39
     9 months ago

    depends on the tip 😏 

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    hanktoto
    156 Rider Driver
     1 year ago

    The other day I had a pax tip me $5 and then say he was going to tip me again in the app. He never did. Why even say that, you already gave me a decent tip, just leave it at that.

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      jutre
      OP 120 Driver
       1 year ago

      I hate when passengers say they will tip in the app, they never do.

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      jeffrey1987
      64 Driver
       1 year ago

      Yes, this is such a pet peeve of mine. passengers jsut feel like they have to say that I think but c'mon they know they never will. As soon as they leave the car they figure "eh, ill never see that guy again. might as well save a few bucks".

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    breakingbread
    223 Rider Driver
     1 year ago

    Of Course, I would speed anyways, lol

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    JPoland
    173 Driver Driver
     9 months ago

    I'd go 10mph over no problem for a decent tip.  I am talking like 50% tip though.

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    BrendonAE
    33
     9 months ago

    Haven't you guys all heard of private drivers who drive for super rich people? and how they are told to speed, break rules, and everything, because all the expenses, legal fees, and tickets are worth it to important people.  They are willing to pay for those because their time is worth lots of money.

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      ClayClaymore
      115 Rider
       9 months ago

      In fact, I have, but that's an urban legend, dude.

      Why would you be that driver?  You get fired and the records stick with you.

      Unless you are driving a district attorney or senator or something who can wipe that kind of stuff off.

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        ChrisWeston
        94 Rider
         9 months ago

        and super rich people take helicopters and jetpacks.

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          DriveMeToTheMoon
          284 Driver Driver
           9 months ago

          I am finding great humor in how you guys are trying NOT to say "uber rich" not to confuse the readers that here, "uber" means something else.

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    Dumbo
    Driver
     9 months ago

    what i would like to do is stop car, end the ride and kick the passenger to the curb; instead i say, "no".

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    bellylaugh
    39 Rider
     1 year ago

    Do passengers really do this? I have never dreamt of dangling money in front of a driver to make them speed.