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    Has anyone had to drive near, around, through (i.e. deal with) the protests or riots going on right now?

    I was just watching the news a few hours ago. Police waited about 45 minutes after curfew then started arresting pedestrians and teh Reporter said they also are arresting people in cars on the road. Not to mention the 2+ chases tonight. Police are out in full force in armored vehicles as well as...
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    Need advice regarding long trip...

    I'm hoping that you told them that you can guestimate roughly how much UBER may charge them because anyone who's been driving awhile roughly knows what you get per mile at what time of the day. However who knows if they will even get you as their driver even if you are standing right next to...
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    The Wrong Color

    Always happy to drop them off at the police station as a thank you.
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    Youre all being played for suckers.

    So you know there's a few ways to look at this. I drive for Uber and other ride share and delivery services, I don't own my own sucessful company where I make the rules, so I'm at the mercy of my employer at times. Guess I didn't get every possible penny, but sometimes that happens. Or maybe...
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    The Wrong Color

    I have had passengers complain several times that the color of my car is wrong. I pull up and see my passenger, and have to honk, or greet them and they say," Are you my UBER Driver? Because I was looking for a black car and yours is not black and that's really confusing." Even if I assure the...
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    When can I expect my car to die?

    Suspension and cooling and electrical. Hybrid, eventually the battery pack in the trunk will die and the car wont start. When you have ited to your mechanic they will most likely charge you $4000- $5000 to replace it. If you try to do it yourself you could get electrocuted if you aren't...
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    what happens if you get a DWI?

    You may want to look for another job the clock is ticking till they deactivate you. Just a heads up polish that resume and apply everywhere before they do.
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    Buying a new car, need advice

    Toyota Prius is hands down the most economical Hybrid out there. Camry hybrid gets the same gas mileage as my gas civic. Here's what you want. You want a car that is durable, won't break the bank when something needs a repair. You should already know if you drive full time the miles add up...
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    Anybody File for Unemployment Yet?

    New LA Times Article about Uber and Unemployment for those here: https://www.latimes.com/business/story/2020-04-06/freelance-coronavirus-unemployment-pay?fbclid=IwAR3d1MpC9Gfp5gQweaAHoiByxve6mRJNvM8GLFNRFrIEFkcVYOQtAxw2DIY
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    California and other states closing all bars

    https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-03-16/coronavirus-newsom-bar-closures-seniors-medical-conditions-self-isolate
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    I think you’re crazy if you’re out driving in this epidemic

    Well some people need to go out and make a living, so why not buy some antibacterial and sanitizing stuff and wipe down your car a few times a day? You run a chance of getting sick every time you step out into the public anyways.
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    Is this your only source of income?

    Funny but it could be again soon.
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    RX for dull headlights ?

    Amazon has a pair at a very reasonable price should last about 5 years before they start doing the crappy plastic headlight thing that all plastic headlights do. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01EXTEZBS/?tag=ubne0c-20
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    Are you Ashamed or Proud of driving U/L?

    No I could care less what people think of me and what I do to stay alive, whoever does can happily take a walk in my shoes. So long ago I eventually decided to go to school and specialize in a Career Field many, and let me tell you something about how I've seen things work. You apply for jobs...
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    Fat Person Tax

    You should feel lucky nobody ever charged you a jerk tax.
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