1. Kurt Halfyard

    Retail Scanning Code Of Practice [Off Topic]

    Yesterday I was at my local Sobeys and for the first time since it opened, the store manager, whom I know reasonably well, refused to give me the item free (up to $10) when it scanned in WRONG. I was told that the Scanning Code of Practice was over (possibly a COVID-19 thing? Maybe not.) Since...
  2. Kurt Halfyard

    PASSENGERS OF UBER AND LYFT: Mask-Up. Or Pay The $5 Education Fee.

    Many US States (and Canadian Provinces) are moving towards fully re-opening their economies, and the demand for Uber and Lyft rides has seen a drip drip drip increase in the past few weeks. In some markets onboarding of new drivers was put on hold, and many more drivers have deemed the...
  3. IDriveGNV

    What is your strategy for dealing with CoVid-19 while driving?

    Here's a poll to give us an idea whether our fellow drivers are prepared for what may come. My personal strategy is to get into place my safety protocols long before a local case is confirmed. How are you dealing with it? I ran out of choices in the poll to include "quit driving," so if that's...
  4. BurgerTiime

    Uber launches Driver Injury Protection insurance California Uber drivers now have the option to obtain Driver Injury Protection, an affordable insurance product, available through Aon. With the addition of California hundreds of thousands of...
  5. eeg0031

    Protecting yourself: What do you carry with you?

    I'm interested to learn what you guys keep in your cars to protect yourselves in the event a passenger gets weird, and why you prefer that particular item. Taser? Firearm? Pepper spray? Baseball bat? I personally keep a taser to hand at all times. I feel more comfortable using it in the small...
  6. Safe_Driver_4_U

    The reality of dash cams, rethinking the cams.

    I will be installing a dascam , been thinking about how the real world works. If I was a drunk or crazy nutcase and realized I had just been videoed doing criminal evil, I would grab the cam and run off with it. This reality would make the much acclaimed Falcom 360 useless as it is vulnerable to...
  7. M

    Uber Driver Safety Workshop In New York City In June

    Who is interested in going? The workshop is being help by a company who specializes in safety and protection. They coming to NYC to teach UBER drivers how to escape danger or immediate threats. I look them up they are legit, the workshop is very successful in florida, have been featured in the...
  8. BurgerTiime

    Is it time to disregard Ubers policy and pack heat?

    Uber driver held at gunpoint, forced to drive robber in Lexington Police: Man tried to rob Uber driver in Woodbridge MAN ACCUSED OF BEATING...
  9. Maven

    Best Budget Dashcam

    A dashcam is a GREAT idea to protect yourself in a variety of situations including hassles from both riders and cops. Some of us would like the benefits of a dashcam, but cannot afford the top-of-the-line models, discussed at...
  10. uber.duper

    Personal Safety...(and I don't mean weapons)

    Hi as a small and delicate little lady driver, safety is of course a concern that hovers in the back of my head. I'm 6 weeks into ride share driving, and about 160 rides in between Uber and Lyft. At this point I feel like I've dabbled enough to start figuring out what works for me...
  11. TrexG

    Self Defence

    Anyone keep any self defence apparatus in your cars? Pepper spray? Tasers? Baton? Knuckle dusters ? Pistols?
  12. MikesUber

    Just Got My Pepper Gel - Do you carry Pepper Spray/Gel?

    Hello UberPeople, Just received my Sabre Pepper Gel yesterday. Currently 150 trips in since Halloween and have had no issues with violent passengers; I still recommend carrying pepper spray/gel in your vehicle just in case. We all hope to never use these products but without them you are much...
  13. 3for3

    ACRO not allowed Watch Out

    Watchout Washington D.C. drivers. Fuber is trying to fuhk its 20% commission driver. Im quite sure you have noticed that if you Accept a trip then Cancel it immediately state the Reason and most of the time its Other lately you will see this screen that says unable to log on because of to many...