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A couple of summers ago in the city, no matter what city you lived in, It was a great time to be a Rideshare driver, or as more affectionately known in the inner circle, an Ant. Tourists over here! Festivals over there! Race quickly, quickly fellow Ants. Scoop up your fares while the surges still ride high. These were glorious times. The sun was out and the weather was bliss. The sidewalks...
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We have been speaking with drivers around the world for many years, and once again Uber, your great non-employer, has decided to give you, our driver-partners, exactly what you have been asking for: new badges!

These new rewards won’t be easy to achieve. Only the bravest and most committed drivers will be able to earn these highly coveted badges....
These are some things that make me just LOVE Uber. They're not to be taken lightly ~ I'm pouring my heart out here. Stay with me ADHD people.

1. How the heck would I ever know when my auto insurance was about to expire? Uber's emails and alerts are a complete life saver. I shudder to think of the scary nights I might have spent in the slammer. I know 'Orange is the new Black' but I'm all...
This article is intended for discussion on the minutiae of a situation that is bound to happen (often) to any regular Uber/Lyft Driver. While it happened in Toronto, Canada, it's a pretty universal experience in any market, and this particular instance has been elaborated in full detail to foster discussion.

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Last night I got...
One of our Miami drivers had what really sounds like a human trafficking situation this weekend. Because they know I'm a retired police officer, they told me about their situation and asked for some advice -- which I provided privately.

Our driver was primarily concerned about the safety of the woman involved, and whether they had "done the right thing," which of course they did. But...
I am not talking about charging cords or napkins, those are just common sense!

Full time or part time, young or old, male or female, does not matter. There are five critical things that drivers must have (for their own good), things that U/L will not tell you about. Here they are, in no particular order (because you need them ALL). I will touch briefly on the reasons why you need them as...