1. Charbenji

    New baby paid family leave and uber...

    So I have a new baby coming in the next 3 weeks, my regular full-time job is a Monday-Friday type and I would be entitled to apply for FMLA and receive 6 weeks of California paid family leave at 60% with supplemental PTO from work to make up the difference. Currently I work Uber/Doordash on the...
  2. BurgerTiime

    City cracking down on Uber/Lyft creating congestion by designated pick up zones

    http://m.startribune.com/downtown-minneapolis-to-designate-pickup-zones-for-uber-lyft-at-bar-close/501152462/ Minneapolis wants to designate a zone for Uber and Lyft drivers to pick up downtown nightclubbers and bar patrons at the end of the night, according to the city. The ride-share zone...
  3. Marco Solo

    Are weekend mornings & afternoons likely to get busier in warmer weather?

    After grinding every day for 8 weeks, I'm trying to decide what days to regularly take off to have some time for myself. I no longer drive at night, and especially avoid bar closing. Someone here observed, earlier this year, that driving in the daylight hours on Saturdays & Sundays is usually...
  4. Marco Solo

    Not driving past 5 PM or on weekend nights?

    For the last 2 months, I have been doing all of my driving from 4 AM to 4 PM because of some incidents that have put me off nighttime driving. (An attempted backseat robbery; obstreperous drunks, simmering on the verge of boiling over; sudden pukers who had seemed to have been in control; and...
  5. Marco Solo

    Does surge still happen anymore at bar closing on weekends in Seattle?

    I've been successfully working the morning commute--getting up at O-Dark-30--so I've been going to bed around 2100 (9 PM) most nights. Tried to stay up for the bar close last night (Friday) but gave it up as a lost cause at 2300 (11 PM) and succumbed to slumber. Surge used to be 2.x or more on...
  6. Clayx

    What hours do you work on weekdays?(Fulltimers)

    Hey guys, I was interested in your opinions on what times are best to work throughout the week?
  7. D

    Are weekend nights worth it?

    Contemplating trying FRiday and Saturday night out. Wondering peoples experiences. Thanks
  8. theuberecho

    Is it worth signing up for Uber Delivery?

    Is it worth signing up if you only drive nights and weekends?
  9. SurfCityDriver

    Question: What is the most $ you made in a single day?

    What is the most you have made in a single day driving in LA or Orange County with regular fares or hourly guarantees (but not including Lyft power bonus) driving UberX or regular Lyft? I'm trying to make $1,000 between 12pm Friday and Monday 12 pm. Does anyone think that's possible? I would be...
  10. S

    Time taken for a newbie to obtain a PH License?

    How long does it take for a newbie to obtain a PH License? I met an Uber driver who relocated from London to Birmingham, but goes back at the weekend to work Uber shifts. Said he makes £400-£500 over the weekend. Is this achievable? Is this what is killing the London Uber market, with...