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  1. Maven

    New York Statewide Forum

    Please vote in the Poll. I believe that there should be a new statewide forum for all of New York State. There are many issues that concern all drivers in New York State equally, for example: Personal and Commercial Auto Insurance Child-Safety seat Laws Trade-Dress laws Unaccompanied minors...
  2. Maven

    Are Binghamton & Syracue That Boring?

    Why is this the least active forum in the Entire State of New York ??! The first 4 listed below were all started about the same time. How is driving in this area? What stuff is happening? Is Lyft better than Uber? After almost 2 months, what do think of being an Uber/Lyft driver? Messages /...
  3. Maven

    RideSharing Spreads Across New York State

    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/03/nyregion/uber-lyft-via-ride-sharing-new-york.html Relief and Trepidation as Ride Hailing Spreads Across New York NY Times - JULY 3, 2017 - By SARAH MASLIN NIR and JAMES BARRON Brian Rybak, an Uber driver, in East Hampton, N.Y. He recently began working for...
  4. Maven

    Blocked in NY State by Uber

    Anyone driving in NYC-Suburbs (Rockland, Westchester or Long Island) or Upstate-NY (all of New York State north of NYC-Suburbs) may see this message in the Uber driver-App if you are not currently authorized by Uber to drive in those service areas. This may include NYC-TLC plated drivers, who...
  5. Maven

    Schenectady & Troy & Saratoga Springs

    Anybody here also live and or drive in either Schenectady, Troy, or Saratoga Springs? Do you think that Schenectady, Troy, or Saratoga Springs should have their own forum, be part of Albany, or "Schenectady, Troy, Saratoga Springs" should be added to this forum's name? The...
  6. Maven

    Welcome Binghamton & Syracuse, New York

    Welcome to this newly created "city" forum. Binghamton & Syracuse are both part of the new Upstate-NY region, which covers the entire state north of Rockland & Westchester Counties. The Governor of NYS recently signed legislation allowing Uber, Lyft, and other TNCs (Transportation Network...
  7. Maven

    Welcome Albany, New York

    Welcome to this newly created "city" forum. Albany is part of the new Upstate-NY region, which covers the entire state north of Rockland & Westchester Counties. The Governor of NYS recently signed legislation allowing Uber, Lyft, and other TNCs (Transportation Network Companies) to operate in...
  8. Maven

    Welcome Buffalo & Rochester, New York

    Welcome to this newly created "city" forum. Buffalo & Rochester are both part of the new Upstate-NY region, which covers the entire state north of Rockland & Westchester Counties. The Governor of NYS recently signed legislation allowing Uber, Lyft, and other TNCs (Transportation Network...
  9. Maven

    20% or 25% Uber Cut?

    Is Uber taking a 20% or a 25% cut out of the gross earnings of NEW driver accounts in NYC-Suburbs or Upstate-NY? Uber sometimes takes only 20% out of the gross earnings of NEW driver accounts as an intensive when opening up new regions. It's one way to more rapidly grow the number of drivers in...
  10. Maven

    DMV Issues Rules for NYC-Suburbs & Upstate-NY

    As of June 12, 2017. Get updated information here. ________________________________________ Summary: The NYS DMV has issued new emergency regulations in accordance with the new TNC law recently signed by the Governor, effective June 29, 2017. We've been awaiting clarifications. See 3rd post for...
  11. Maven

    Where can I drive in NY State?

    The new TNC law changes many things. The answer to the question is also dependent on Uber, Lyft, and others, who must apply to NY State to become TNCs (Transportation Network Company). The approved TNCs in turn determine where their drivers can pickup after June 29, 2017. Currently, Lyft only...
  12. Maven

    New Westchester County Forum

    There is a new forum for Westchester County and Rockland County in New York State. Some of the discussion about CT drivers adding Upstate-NY, that does not deal specifically with Connecticut issues, will gradually (or rapidly) move there.
  13. Maven

    Is Anybody Left in the Western Massachusetts Forum?

    Is anybody left on this forum that has passed CORI? Eight thousand failed and were kicked out last April & May. :( There have been no posts in this forum (except for me) since Sept 7 2017. Before that it was May 7 2017, four months earlier. If so, do you drive Uber, Lyft, or both? How do they...
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