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  1. MHR

    Getaway drivers, body movers and now...

    https://www.theblaze.com/news/texas-teen-accused-of-ordering-lyft-ride-to-smuggle-illegal-immigrants-using-moms-credit-card A teenager from Mission, Texas, landed himself in hot water earlier this month, when he decided to become a human smuggler using his mother's credit card and his sister's...
  2. Robert Villa

    You're just a little kid.

    ME: Oh man. I can't give you a ride. You're just a little kid. KID: I'm not a little kid. I'm 15. It's almost reflexive on their part.
  3. M

    Accident Backed into a pole Express Drive Lyft Hertz Rental

    I was going to pick up a passenger last night but before I got to them I was backing up and scraped the back, lower right portion of the bumper. The damage was minor, probably expensive though, car was very drivable and I just finished driving for the night. Problem is that the vehicle is an...
  4. Lissetti

    Rossen Sting Targets Drivers Who Transport Minors Against U/L Policy

    Are Uber and Lyft drivers putting kids at risk? Rossen investigates Rossen Reports’ School Safety Guide is kicking off with an alert to parents: New cases are surfacing involving Uber and Lyft drivers harassing and assaulting teens. TODAY national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen and...
  5. I

    Unaccompanied Minor should be a cancellation reason! yes or no?

    Why is there no cancellation reason for "Minor unaccompanied by account holder"? I've given rides to a few high school kids who could have passed for 18 but probably weren't. However, I have refused and cancelled two different rides for kids who said they were 12 and 13 years old. The most...
  6. BurgerTiime

    Another driver charged with rape. This time it's a minor.

    https://www.newsday.com/long-island/crime/uber-driver-charged-rape-southampton-1.16605293 Uber driver charged with raping 16-year-old passenger, police say Uber driver Steven Palmer, 33, was charged with third-degree rape after his arrest on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2017. Photo Credit: Suffolk County...
  7. IERide

    When will Uber do ANYTHING about minors?

    It's against the Uber rules/policy for anyone under 18 to use Uber (unaccompanied by an adult). In California, it's also against the law. And yet EVERY day I get ride requests for unaccompanied minors. Uber pretends to care and enforce their rules and yet they don't even have an option when...
  8. Mista T

    The ultimate Unaccompanied Minor story

    Whoops.... Mama loads kid in the car and driver takes off with kid before she gets in.
  9. Minfare

    Ways to get fired from Uber.

    I'm new to driving for Uber and I came across this video about getting fired. I drive in LA and love it. It's been a great way to make extra cash to pay off my student loans. I've finally been able to get my head above the water. I really don't want to lose this job and the income that comes...
  10. DonCie

    Unaccompanied Underaged Minors

    A lot of drivers are unaware of the fact that Uber and state laws do not allow us to give rides to kids under the age of 18 when unaccompanied with an adult. I kind of stumbled across it in the passenger legal section looking for other information. I've since inquired about a drivers...
  11. DriverC

    I will not transport your kid to & from school

    as the school year has returned remember it is against Policy to transport minors without the adult account holder. Do it if you want, it's your judgment call. But I refuse to do it. Ohh and if I do pull up and find that's the case. I'm going to make sure they get charged a...
  12. IERide

    Only ride of the morning....... 15 years old

    Online for 2 hours during the "prime" time and I get one ping, 2 minutes from me. I get there and the rider looks a bit under-age.. I ask how old she is and she tells me "15".. I tell her sorry, can't take you it's against the law (California law) and against the rules.. She looks shocked and...
  13. BurgerTiime

    Man Ubers across Florida for sex with minor, gets busted by cops

  14. Wabbitt

    Zum (kid rideshare) looking for Bay Area drivers, $100 + $100 bonuses

    Since Shuddle imploded mid-April, a lot of those rides for unaccompanied minors are going to Zūm, a San Mateo startup. Zum needs drivers all over the SFBay, especially Peninsula and South Bay, and are offering a $100 signup bonus after 10 rides, plus another $100 after 50 (only if you use a...
  15. lovisone

    Does transporting unaccompanied minors void uber's insurance?

    Since it is against uber's TOS for an account holder to let an unaccompanied minor use the platform , does it render uber's insurance null and void if an accident were to occur while transporting an unaccompanied minor since the account holder fraudulently allowed an unaccompanied minor to use...
  16. SteamFlyer82

    Said Goodbye to a $120 Fare...

    First fare for the evening was an individual requesting a trip from Northern Tampa to Orlando. An estimated $120 Fare. Needless to mention, I eagerly accepted his route and made sure the passenger was comfortable for his hour and a half ride; offering a bottle of water and candy. As the trip...
  17. A

    Introducing myself, I got denied by Uber

    Firstly, I'd like to introduce myself. I'm Marcelino, but call me Marc as my nickname. I'm turning 22 years old soon. I'm working 2 jobs at Chick-Fil-A and Red Lobster. Taking some educations. My hobby is computing. Secondly, I always wanted to work Uber, but I almost never able to do it...