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  1. Allan Hall

    Obvious Question: How do I drive in this City?

    As in, how do I pick folks up/where do I park/how to deal with traffic, stuff like that. Say I'm picking someone up from a restaurant downtown but there's no readily obvious places to park. My fear is that I might stop too soon and have someone rear end me, or pass by the customer entirely. I'm...
  2. fatty

    Car Inspections

    I'm looking into driving for Uber. I have a 2002 civic and will be doing this part time to help pay off some debt. I see the registration form and notice that it says nothing about cosmetic damage inside or outside of the car. Is the inspector going to hit me for that at all? Is damage arbitrary...
  3. Tenzo

    Don't drive without all your documents!

    I got picked up by uber today and the police on bikes swung by. The guy had no dress, no medallion, no inspection. He was about to get a $1,500 ticket. So even if there is a surge, dont go out without your documentation. More and more cities are having stings to catch drivers. And for gawds...
  4. Tenzo

    A n00bs guide to making $18/hr

    I don't know if $18/hr is good or not. But I've been able to increase my hourly rate by picking advice from a few threads. Here are a few tips I've picked up. UPDATE 3/15/16 I'm making $25 - $28 an hour and my rating is 4.97 1. Get the right setup. 1) Phone (duh) 2) Phone mount on top of...
  5. Fbrand619

    Hello all n00b from San Diego...

    Hello everyone signed up to be a new uber driver is San Diego Cali. I am just waiting to get past the background check so I can start taking rides. I will be using a F-150 super cab to test it out. I know I will not be making as much money as a prius but I plan to counter that with trying to...
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