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  1. QLDUberDriver

    More of this type of Uber driver to come

    Saw this in todays news. I'm not surprised since Ive seen some useless driving from Uber these days. Most can barely put the sticker in the correct location, let alone know what an indicator is. Rideshare is following the same path the Taxi companies went when introducing cheaper labor. At...
  2. BadPinDrop

    Paging Beepbeep41....

    Paging Beepbeep41 you crazy ant.... Where are you??? long time no crazy ant!?! How’s your move to sydney’s rivers of gold and the Xmas season treating you? Updates required on your; - Current targets (Qld property)? - Uber Rating? - Tent bed back? - Related medication regime? - NSW Fines? -...
  3. QLDUberDriver

    This weekends Guaranteed Over Crowding Promotion

    As you can see from Uber map, this will be the area over crowded once again with those who don't know better. Those who will try and play the minimum game will be quick to be sorted by Ubers software to make sure you are moved around the map to ensure payout kept to a minimum. If you do manage...
  4. QLDUberDriver

    FREE Bus fares for the rest of the working week

    Brisbane bus drivers refuse fares after enterprise agreement talks fail again BRISBANE bus drivers will refuse to collect fares for the rest of the working week after the council and union again failed to negotiate a new enterprise agreement. The Rail, Tram and Bus Union met with Brisbane City...
  5. QLDUberDriver

    AGAIN: Bus passengers travel free as drivers refuse to collect fares

    I wonder if this will affect how many people take the bus over Uber. This might reduce the elcheapo pax using Uber so drivers may have mostly pleasant people to drive around? Who knows. _________________________________________________________________________ Bus passengers travel free as...
  6. QLDUberDriver

    Customer fury at Gold Coast Cabs driver allegedly trying to extort overpriced fare

    Get ready for mothers with kids too young to ride without a child seat now. The Uber push almost seems, organised. Little does this woman know, the Taxi driver most likely will move over to Uber, if he doesn't already drive...
  7. QLDUberDriver

    Bus strike 4:30am-6:30am 18th &19th July

    Im sure most or all drivers have received the sms from Uber about the bus strike Tue and Web mornings. Although there may be some extra jobs than usual, lets keep in mind that apart from the additional ferry and CityCat services, people also have the trains which will be busier than usual. Im...
  8. QLDUberDriver

    Closure of Sunnybank Greenlight Hub - Proof of driver saturation?

    Has Uber maxed driver on boarding on the south side to justify paying staff for that hub? Closure of Sunnybank Greenlight Hub We wish to inform you that Saturday the 20th of May will be the final day that the Sunnybank Greenlight Hub will be operational. Vehicle inspections can still be...
  9. QLDUberDriver

    Uber coming to Townsville

    http://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/ridesharing-company-uber-sets-date-for-arrival-in-townsville-as-part-of-regional-push/news-story/b8e6c634f33ab52ff6f76f809a645c09 Ridesharing company Uber sets date for arrival in Townsville as part of regional push AFTER years of speculation...
  10. QLDUberDriver

    Queensland Uber drivers explosion after ride-sharing legislation introduced

    Just posted on the Courier Mail. But apparently I read we should wait till March as it will pick up. And also Taxis will disappear and open a huge gap in passengers needing rides. What a banana! -----------------------------------------------------------------------...
  11. Grand

    Pair attack driver, steal car

    Uber Brisbane: Pair attack driver, steal car TWO men are set to appear in court tomorrow after they allegedly pulled an Uber driver from his vehicle and took off in his car. Police allege the two men confronted the driver on Alden St in Fortitude Valley about 8pm last night. The 29-year-old...
  12. QLDUberDriver

    This weeks Guarantees real hourly calculations.

    Here are some more real numbers of this weeks incentives. It still doesn't calculate accurately what each person will pay for fuel as well as any depreciation, servicing, tyres etc. And it also assumes you will work the 12 hours straight. From my experience for those hours your looking at...
  13. UberX.illegal?

    Queensland ready to legalize Uber ride share service

    https://www.google.com.au/amp/s/amp.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/queensland-ready-to-legalize-uber-ride-share-service-20160810-gqpnwi.html Government announcement on new regulations imminent. The Queensland Government will announce its plan to legalise ride sharing services such as Uber...
  14. QLDUberDriver

    Uber says goodbye to surge. Fixed rider pricing coming soon.

    Uber reacting to defend its territory against new rideshare apps. If you read all the details in the link articles below, it seems to be Uber is adjusting to new competitors by soon removing Surge from all areas and keeping fixed pricing no matter what way you drive. So regardless of any...
  15. QLDUberDriver

    As of Wednesday, 479 drivers had been fined in QLD:

    According to Brisbane Times article below, the task force has been issuing drivers $22,000 a day in fines since beginning of May. 41 of those drivers fined more than once. Thank god I was busy doing other work...
  16. Instyle

    Living expenses forever on the rise

    Thought I'd kick off a thread about your general everyday living expenses like Electricity, Gas, Rates, Water, Etc It's seems every year the price of commodities are on the rise, with the financial year coming to a close many bills will likely come with a little note in miniature print about...
  17. living_the_dream

    Hit & Run: Uber Vs. Taxi driver

    An Australian Uber driver has intentionally driven his car in a pedestrian and sped off. Very sad. Apparently the victim was a taxi driver who was anti-Uber. I can't post links but Google this and the story will come up: 'Uber driver accused of Gold Coast cabbie attack' Warning the video in...
  18. Instyle

    UberX demerit points issue hots up

    KAP GUNS FOR UBER by dennis | Sep 12, 2015 | Featured News, Queensland | 0 comments UBER drivers would be slugged with tougher penalties under a Bill to be introduced by the Katter’s Australian Party. KAP MPs Robbie Katter (pictured) and Shane Knuth say they fear the controversial rise of Uber...
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