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  1. C

    Don't believe the hype!

    So let me preface this by saying that there's a special place in hell for companies that build their brand by taking advantage of others (although this seems to be a familiar trend these days). This has turned out to be the biggest waste of time and money. Here's my story - I've been driving...
  2. Gone_in_60_seconds

    Uber driver who refused service to pax with guide dog to be charged

    Yup, quite unfortunate that this still goes on. Not only is the driver likely to be deactivated, but he has been summoned to provincial court to face charges and fines for refusing service. This sausage of a driver, really is clueless about Uber's Terms of Service. See link...
  3. BurgerTiime

    Nice background check Uber! ‘Cops surround driver’

    Video: https://www.abc11.com/amp/uber-ride-turns-into-terror-trip-for-woman-as-raleigh-police-arrest-driver/5105219/ RALEIGH, N.C. - An Uber ride left a Raleigh woman in fear after things took a terrifying turn. Just minutes into the ride, police swarmed the car and arrested her driver...
  4. BurgerTiime

    UBER DRIVER STRUGGLES WITH PASSENGER WHO GRABS AT WHEEL

    https://abc7news.com/amp/uber-driver-struggles-with-passenger-who-grabs-at-wheel/5101260/ SACRAMENTO, California - It was not a great night on the road for a California Uber driver who had only one arm to use to keep a passenger from going for his steering wheel. Dax Castro posted a dashcam...
  5. Lissetti

    Tryp Rideshare

    So I already have a thread about Tryp on the Seattle board, and since this is also one of my boards , I'll post here too. I'll just copy and paste from the Seattle board : I work very closely behind the scenes on the Articles section. Your opinions on the startup Tryp is welcome If you feel you...
  6. Lissetti

    Racist Uber driver meets his match

    Video Link <iframe height="374" width="663" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" src="https://players.brightcove.net/4137224153001/ed38fae1-4db1-4308-8095-399a04010bc1_default/index.html?videoId=5987936538001&amp;playsinline=true"></iframe>...
  7. BurgerTiime

    Driver deactivated after woman posts her drivers racist slurrs

    *Warning the following video contains offensive language. An Uber driver identified as Timothy was caught on video launching into a racist tirade against passenger Kiara White, who retaliated with personal insults A white Uber driver and his black passenger engaged in a vicious, emotionally...
  8. BurgerTiime

    Dentist threatens driver if he didn’t hand over his dashcam

    https://patch.com/georgia/woodstock/woodstock-dentist-threatened-uber-driver-over-camera-cops?utm_source=amp&utm_campaign=amp&utm_medium=mobile WOODSTOCK, GA — Charges are pending against a Woodstock dentist accused of threatening an Uber driver over the camera he had mounted inside his...
  9. A

    Car recommendations

    Hi, I'm new to the city and have been job hunting for a while. I figured in the mean time I should start driving uber to keep things moving. I've been advised to buy an used car 2009 and newer for as low as 5k to make this gig work. However, I don't know a lot about cars and their working...
  10. Lissetti

    What a Sneaky Ant

    Yesterday I picked up a Pax from the airport. To my delight he was not only in the right pick up spot but when he came over he checked my front plate. When he got in he told me this story of a suspicious Uber driver. He said he travels often for business so he knows the procedures at the...
  11. B

    How does the confirmation rate affect you?

    If a rider is 10m away from me and my confirmation rate is 0%, would he be paired with another driver who might be 2km away if his confirmation rate is 100%? But isn't it that the rider wants an UBER asap?
  12. Lissetti

    Christmas 'grinch' posing as Uber driver takes couple's dogs

    A grinch posing as an Uber driver tried to steal a couple's Christmas when he took off with their luggage including two dogs. But someone with a heart helped bring the holiday back. The King County couple was headed to California for the Christmas holiday, but they wouldn't go without their...
  13. Pax Collector

    Lyft sued, driver allegedly kidnapped children.

    Bay Area Mom Sues Lyft, Alleges Driver Took Off With Her 2 Kids OAKLAND (KPIX) — Khahn Mac had the scariest fifteen minutes of her life last year, thanks to a Lyft driver and now she’s suing the ride-hailing company for it. Her attorney, John Winer, calls what happened “a kidnapping, kind of...
  14. Pax Collector

    Brave man

    It took him a whole three days! Can you imagine? And top it all off, he still gets the jitters.
  15. T

    Dropping Essex County Riders

    So what’s the deal with bratty milenials wanting to go into the city all the time? Why are they acting like grown ups when they’re still living with mom and dad or 3 other roommates? What’s up with pax throwing tantrums? Why no tips? What’s up with the streets in Newark, East Orange and...
  16. M

    LIC Plate BALZMAR (or something close)

    An Uber driver. Doesn't understand speed limits or the word STOP. Keep your eyes open for this driver...and give a wiiiiiiiiiide berth.
  17. Lissetti

    Bow down ants, and accept your new Queen

  18. S

    UberDriver sign up problem.

    Hey, I've signed up to Uber EATS as a driver everything is clear my police check is getting done but it says it requires a VEVO Check. Problem is I'm an Australian born citizen so I don't need one it even states in brackets, but its preventing me from moving forward? any tips?
  19. Lissetti

    Oxymoronic Experiences

    I'll start. I've mentioned here before that I used to drive Semi Trucks. Here's my latest beast : One night when I arrived at the PepsiCo Warehouse to drop off a load of cereal, the dock man and I became aware of a load shift inside the truck. The manager came over and started taking...
  20. Doug Levy

    Hello from the gridlock capital of the world

    My name is Doug and I've lived in L.A. for 20 years and have been driving Rideshare for 3 years (all Uber and the last year also with Lyft). I drive fulltime and enjoy some of the aspects of rideshare, although there is definitely room for improvement.
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