1. WestSydGuy

    NSW Taxi Zones at Norwest metro stations

    Has anybody seen a taxi zone used by a taxi yet, at Rouse Hill, Tallawong, Kellyville, Bella Vista, Norwest or Cherrybrook, metro stations? There is around 6-8 prime parking spots, reserved for taxi's. Just wondering if anybody has even heard of a taxi using these spots, as I have never seen a...
  2. WestSydGuy

    NSW new road rule $448 fine

    https://www.news.com.au/national/nsw-act/new-nsw-road-rule-around-emergency-scenes-comes-with-hefty-448-fine/news-story/bee547e2c912c1bd3db362106ce41a82 40kph limit past blue & red lights. Be wary Uber people
  3. Beepbeep41

    Can Order Taxi in Uber App Sydney

    I’ve had a few PAX tell me they have the option to order a Taxi within the Uber App in Sydney. Apparently it’s in the scroll section where you can order UberX, select or XL. Had a Pax tell me that’s why driver rates are better in Sydney because Uber is also taking %25 from Taxi bookings... If...
  4. QLDUberDriver

    Uber wants to connect drivers with the worst and cheapest jobs

    Uber wants the Govt to subsidise rides for pax to and from trains stations. So here is how Im guessing it will work. The govt pays for part of the fare, Uber charges the Pax the usual fare, Uber driver gets paid the same, = Uber collect more money while looking like they are helping people get...
  5. Grand

    Daylight savings going back-2nd April

  6. CoolAnt

    Driver Authority Card & The Police

    If we get pulled over can the police ask to see our DAC? I never received a physical copy of it, only on email. Is an electronic version adequate or are we required to keep a hardcopy in the car?
  7. Riders Champion


    In case you find yourself in a moral dilemma, remember this: "NSW law says consent is not possible while a person is substantially intoxicated." Read more at http://www.9news.com.au/national/2017/01/24/13/38/uber-driver-says-passenger-said-yes-to-sex#egV1pCq1yjh71pe6.99
  8. HBG

    Driver Authority Approval ETA

    Hi, any idea of the approval process on a Driver Approval ETA? I started last week, started driving on the weekend in Newcastle. During the week I purchased a New Mobile phone (for use with Uber) worth $400, as well as booked accommodation closer to the city. I left work early on Friday...
  9. omegaman4654


    Guys, not sure if everyone has heard yet but there's a new ride-sharing provider in Sydney called GoCatch that are saying that their close to launching and are currently recruiting drivers. They said drivers can use them alongside Uber to source extra work while their on the road. They're...
  10. Driver Zero

    Queanbeyan a short term goldmine for CBR drivers?

    With NSW Govt giving Uber X approval, I noticed on Friday and last night the area was red ALOT and surge was in force. With potentially NO Uber drivers operating from Queanbeyan just yet, this could be a hotspot for weeks to come. Who thinks it's worth basing themselves in Fyshwick or actually...

    Uber Sydney driver partners: does Uber Australia tell you that uberX driving is illegal?

    As at today (September 28th, 2015), there is no state or territory in Australia where driving for uberX is a legal activity. Illegal activities are not 'authorised', they are in fact prohibited. What exactly does Uber Australia tell uberX drivers? Does it tell drivers that uberX is illegal...

    AUSTRALIA | 'NSW Government cracks down on illegal ride-sharing'

    AUSTRALIA | 'NSW Government cracks down on illegal ride-sharing' http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-09-28/uber-drivers-face-suspension/6808582 ABC News Bulletin [see excerpt]

    Uber Sydney driver partners: are you putting yourself at risk driving for uberX?

    Uber Sydney driver partners: are you putting yourself at risk driving for uberX? Uber Sydney continues to recruit new drivers for its uberX service. These drivers deserve fair warning as to how Uber operates, and the realities of uberX driving. I suggest prospective drivers browse each of the...