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Just say no to drive thrus your pax is laughing at you

Travisbickle89

New Member
They always say “are you hungry? Want something?” After reading this, I think I’m gonna take advantage of that from now on even if I’m not hungry.
 

Merc7186

Well-Known Member
...or you could just take ownership of your vehicle and Not Do Drive Thrus.

Everytime I get the drive thru request, I tell them No because stops are to be limited to 3 minutes or less....a drive thru is never 3 minutes or less. Personally, I dont care if they offer me cash....ill bounce them out on the curb the first moment they try to threaten me or my rating...then point to my dashcam.

Usually shuts them up. Dont be an Ant.
 

NoDay

Well-Known Member
Accept drive thru at surge pricing only.
Last tornado warning I drove through got a lyft plus at 6x, at 6x I'd be glad to wait through a busy drive thru while I rack up that money. And, yes, I will accept food you buy cause I know you ain't tipping once you see the total ride was $236.
 

Uberfunitis

Well-Known Member
I have no problem with drive thru requests at all. If they want to pay me to sit there and wait on them so be it for me sitting at a drive thru is no different than sitting in traffic either way I am not moving and getting paid by the minute. I do make it clear to them though that they can not eat or drink in my vehicle.
 

Nonya busy

Well-Known Member
...or you could just take ownership of your vehicle and Not Do Drive Thrus.

Everytime I get the drive thru request, I tell them No because stops are to be limited to 3 minutes or less....a drive thru is never 3 minutes or less. Personally, I dont care if they offer me cash....ill bounce them out on the curb the first moment they try to threaten me or my rating...then point to my dashcam.

Usually shuts them up. Dont be an Ant.
Agreed unless they're offering a really ridiculous amount to stop like $50 or $100 then maybe.

I have no problem with drive thru requests at all. If they want to pay me to sit there and wait on them so be it for me sitting at a drive thru is no different than sitting in traffic either way I am not moving and getting paid by the minute. I do make it clear to them though that they can not eat or drink in my vehicle.
Good samiritan What about when they spill the soda and food in the back?
 

Uberfunitis

Well-Known Member
Good samiritan What about when they spill the soda and food in the back?
I take pictures and submit a request for a cleaning fee. If I get it great if not no big deal I have rubber mats and seat protectors it is not life ending if they actually did make a mess though I would rather them not.
 

Z129

Well-Known Member
Moderator
Here is Uber's official policy on stops:

Request a ride with multiple stops

You can request that your driver make multiple stops when requesting a ride. Here's how:

1. Open the Uber app and tap the "Where To?" box
2. Tap "+ Add multiple stops" to add up to 2 additional stops
3. Tap "DONE" to continue

Stops will be made in the order they're added. To remove a stop, tap the "X" next to it.

Remember to keep each stop under 3 minutes. If you're splitting your fare, it will be split for the entire ride, not split by the cost to each stop.

NOTE: This feature is not available on UberPOOL rides.

There it is in black & white. Stops are to be under 3 minutes long. You cannot go through a drive-thru in 3 minutes.
 

Coachman

Well-Known Member
I don't drive the drunks anymore so the drive-thru really isn't an issue for me. One time a drunk group tipped me $40 for going through Taco Bell. But usually now I get somebody during the day who's on the way t0/from work and they want to grab a quick sandwich. I don't mind.
 

Sarticus

New Member
I have no problem with drive thru requests at all. If they want to pay me to sit there and wait on them so be it for me sitting at a drive thru is no different than sitting in traffic either way I am not moving and getting paid by the minute. I do make it clear to them though that they can not eat or drink in my vehicle.
I have no problem with drive thru requests at all. If they want to pay me to sit there and wait on them so be it for me sitting at a drive thru is no different than sitting in traffic either way I am not moving and getting paid by the minute. I do make it clear to them though that they can not eat or drink in my vehicle.
I have a small tote in my trunk with cleaning itens in it. I wind up wiping off seats handles snd ei diws 2 or3 times a night. No biggie. Part if the job.
 

btone31

Active Member
Choose not to offer to buy me anything and/or a cash tip up front (not falling for the "I'll tip you on the app"), drive thru or liquor store or Starbucks request is denied.
 
I had an NFL prospect who was to be dropped off at an In-N-Out and he offered me cash if we did Drive Thru and brought him back. I couldn't say no since he seem very respectful about the request. But the part that was really cool was when I was handed the Burger and handed to him it slipped off my hand and he caught it with catlike reflexes. Wide Receiver from University of South Florida. Too bad the Niners didn't snatch him up. That was so bad ass to see that.
 

steveK2016

Well-Known Member
Tweet that has now been deleted

Love making the Uber driver go through the Taco Bell drive through

Don't give in ants.
Last time i stopped at a taco bell I found a few pieces of lettuce on my seats and got $20 cleaning r
Tip and cleaned up in under 2 minutes. Im starting to not care about food as the cleaning fees start to add up.

I have a small tote in my trunk with cleaning itens in it. I wind up wiping off seats handles snd ei diws 2 or3 times a night. No biggie. Part if the job.
Hope youre charging cleanup fees for all that, leaving money on the table if you aren't.
 

Stevie The magic Unicorn

Well-Known Member
Should I feel bad?

I did it to a taxi driver Saturday night.

But he got 45c a minute so no guilt lol...
(He also got 2 Doritos tacos on me)

And I gave him a $5.00 tip on a $20 ride from the American legion.
 
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