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    Former driver gave me Naperville/West Chicago,IL Uber Advice is he right?

    Hi, so I have been driving for Uber/Lyft for about 7 months now. I work 5 days a week Tuesday-Saturday 8 Hours a day. Weekdays 3pm-11pm and weekends 8pm-4am. On my weekdays I always make $160 and weekends I’ll get $200. Aka $880 a week not counting promotions because I wouldn’t always earn them...
  2. BurgerTiime

    Lyft Sued After Driver Accused Of Rape, Kidnapping

    https://patch.com/illinois/chicago/lyft-sued-after-driver-accused-rape-kidnapping A woman has filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court accusing Lyft of fraud and negligence. CHICAGO, IL — A woman filed a lawsuit Wednesday accusing a Lyft driver of sexually assaulting her and the company of...
  3. pizza guy

    Evaluating our IC status

    I would like to start by saying I want nothing to do with being an employee or the shady unions who say they can advocate on my behalf. I do however have a real problem with how there is no longer a direct relation between how much the rider pays and how much we earn. When we file taxes Uber...
  4. pizza guy

    Google navigation and it's ability to change traffic

    I was driving back to a relatives after viewing the eclipse yesterday and realized just how amazing Google can be. I-55 was the worst possible color and indirect. I ended up on IL route 4. What Google repeatedly had me do was drive East for a mile them drive North a pmmand approach a stop sign...
  5. Rango

    What Rideshare Insurance do you have and what's your premium?

    What Rideshare Insurance do you have and what's your premium for 6 months ? I'm in Illionis. Which one do you recommend and why?
  6. Rango

    What Rideshare Insurance do you have and what's your premium?

    Hi Guys. What Rideshare Insurance do you have and what's your total premium for 6 months I'm in Illionis.
  7. Prius13

    Illinois Contractors Told to Stop Road Work

    Interesting. Chicagoland streets are bad enough. Now contractors are told to cease maintenance and all road work. - >Unable To Pay Bills, Illinois Sends "Dear Contractor" Letter Telling Firms To Halt Road Work On July 1. https://tiny.iavian.net/hdxw
  8. MisterPuddin

    Hello, New Uber Rider Here (I have two questions)

    Hello, New Uber Rider Here (I didn't know where to post this) I currently live in Waukegan, IL and I'm going to Schaumburg, IL for Easter Weekend. I have two questions for Uber drivers is as a new Uber rider; Question 1: Does an uber driver travel from Suburb to Suburb no matter what distance...
  9. pizza guy

    What could Springfield do to help us?

    I'm meeting with a State Representative to advocate on our behalf. As a suburban driver I am concerned about how a city of 2.8 million dictates the regulations of an area with 10 million. As many of you know I helped organize a group of drivers with mixed success. I am sort of proud of the...
  10. pizza guy

    Regulating TNP's at a state level

    I would like to invite all TNP drivers from city and suburban cab drivers to ride share drivers to petition for consistent statewide regulations. Although Chicago dictates the market there is nothing preventing other large or small towns in Chicagoland from adopting a patchwork of laws. I would...
  11. D

    License history

    I have had my license since I was 16. I am now 26. I renewed my license in February of this year. Uber requires printed proof of 1+ years of driving history. The email from Checkr says I can send in an old license or buy a copy of driving record at the dmv. I live in Illinois and they take our...
  12. Hstrynrd

    yellow cab

    anyone have a negative encounter with any yellow cab drivers? I was verbally assaulted last night picking up a rider. Guy stepped partially in front of my car and was accosting the riders for calling an uber, when the taxis were lined up in front of the curve. And then he started aggressively...