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Pax LIED and REPORTED that i was DRINKING and APPEARED DRUNK , yet i dont Drink, Smoke or Do Any Dru

Annunaki

Member
Last Weekend, just after my last ride, i was deactivated from UBER , and a message from the support team saying that one of the riders reported that i was Drinking and Driving/ was drunk and under the influence. !!
i had given afew riders some 1 star rating because of rudeness and obnoxious behaviours, so im pretty sure its one of them, i dont know who.

The thing is i dont drink, smoke nor do any form of drugs neither have i ever done any !! This was pure malice from the passengers, bcoz they know they can say anything and try getting away with it. I was so pissed off when i got this message from uber, and i called them immediately , to square it out. I have a high rating as a driver, done about 1300 5 star ratings rides in total with about 160 badges/comments from riders.

The closest thing that ever came to this was a rider threatning me saying that she will make sure im fired from uber, bcoz i was parked at the other exit , different from the one she was at, (mark you, i was exactly at the uber pin drop point). When she realised that i have a dash cam recording both front and back, she was dumbfounded)

Anyway, so with this drunk charge, i immediately went to an open MEDICAL TEST LAB , and took a urine test right away, and i received the results today, that showed i tested negative on everything, for the last 36 HOURS ..! every result was negative, i still have the tests with me,.

So my question is, do i follow up with this on uber, ? or can i file a claim ?
How did the rider come to the accusation and conclusion that i was drinking and driving ? the only cup i had in my car was a macdonalds soda cup, and some fries that i had been eating and sipping slowly that hot day.


Just imagine how many drivers have been falsely accused of such gravely and crimminal ofences by malicious customers and had their accounts deactivated ..!
i want this to be an eye opener not only for me, but also for any uber driver out there, bcoz it can happen to anyone. Everyone out there, please get a DASHCAM . it will save you alot from these ungrateful passengers.

Please Advice. Thank You
 

SatMan

Well-Known Member
so are they going to compensate me for the lying customer ? and what about those who didnt know the right channel to voice their grievances and got deactivated for good without any proof ? its so unfair to drivers.
No, but here in the States you can take them to small claims court. Of course, you would have to subpoena Bubber for the trip....

so are they going to compensate me for the lying customer ? and what about those who didnt know the right channel to voice their grievances and got deactivated for good without any proof ? its so unfair to drivers.
If they don't care enough to find out how to fight it...
 

disp350

Well-Known Member
Last Weekend, just after my last ride, i was deactivated from UBER , and a message from the support team saying that one of the riders reported that i was Drinking and Driving/ was drunk and under the influence. !!
i had given afew riders some 1 star rating because of rudeness and obnoxious behaviours, so im pretty sure its one of them, i dont know who.

The thing is i dont drink, smoke nor do any form of drugs neither have i ever done any !! This was pure malice from the passengers, bcoz they know they can say anything and try getting away with it. I was so pissed off when i got this message from uber, and i called them immediately , to square it out. I have a high rating as a driver, done about 1300 5 star ratings rides in total with about 160 badges/comments from riders.

The closest thing that ever came to this was a rider threatning me saying that she will make sure im fired from uber, bcoz i was parked at the other exit , different from the one she was at, (mark you, i was exactly at the uber pin drop point). When she realised that i have a dash cam recording both front and back, she was dumbfounded)

Anyway, so with this drunk charge, i immediately went to an open MEDICAL TEST LAB , and took a urine test right away, and i received the results today, that showed i tested negative on everything, for the last 36 HOURS ..! every result was negative, i still have the tests with me,.

So my question is, do i follow up with this on uber, ? or can i file a claim ?
How did the rider come to the accusation and conclusion that i was drinking and driving ? the only cup i had in my car was a macdonalds soda cup, and some fries that i had been eating and sipping slowly that hot day.


Just imagine how many drivers have been falsely accused of such gravely and crimminal ofences by malicious customers and had their accounts deactivated ..!
i want this to be an eye opener not only for me, but also for any uber driver out there, bcoz it can happen to anyone. Everyone out there, please get a DASHCAM . it will save you alot from these ungrateful passengers.

Please Advice. Thank You
You've given a "few" 1 stars. Maybe you should reconsider giving them out so easily. Smart riders (and there are plenty, contrary to popular belief) don't rate till they see what you've rated them and know how to extract revenge. And since plenty of drivers will still pick them up regardless of their rating, them 1 starring you hurts more than the other way around. I just ignore the few unfriendly pax I've had and move on to the next ride.
 

JayLeeKou

Member
This sounds like Uber personnel must face SERIOUS ABUSE. Uber company must face HIGH RISK ABUSE by any means of false reports.

ABUSE!!!!
ABUSE!!!!
ABUSE!!!!


Uber had some passengers who are not only liars, but also has some serious abusers.
 

The Gift of Fish

Well-Known Member
You've given a "few" 1 stars. Maybe you should reconsider giving them out so easily. Smart riders (and there are plenty, contrary to popular belief) don't rate till they see what you've rated them and know how to extract revenge. And since plenty of drivers will still pick them up regardless of their rating, them 1 starring you hurts more than the other way around. I just ignore the few unfriendly pax I've had and move on to the next ride.
Exactly. The pax star system is just a placebo. Its purpose is to pacify drivers and to give them the illusion that they have some degree of power, and to also make drivers more accepting of the fact that they themselves are being judged and rated by the pax. However, overall it's of little use.
 

LasVegasMellowYellow

Well-Known Member
i immediately went to an open MEDICAL TEST LAB , and took a urine test right away, and i received the results today, that showed i tested negative on everything, for the last 36 HOURS ..!

Don't waste your time or money taking drug/alcohol tests. Uber doesn't care about the results and won't even look at them. You could take a test daily and it would mean nothing... which is exactly what you're worth to Uber... nothing.
 

UberCheese

Well-Known Member
Sociopathic riders seeking a freebie.


Last Weekend, just after my last ride, i was deactivated from UBER , and a message from the support team saying that one of the riders reported that i was Drinking and Driving/ was drunk and under the influence. !!
i had given afew riders some 1 star rating because of rudeness and obnoxious behaviours, so im pretty sure its one of them, i dont know who.

The thing is i dont drink, smoke nor do any form of drugs neither have i ever done any !! This was pure malice from the passengers, bcoz they know they can say anything and try getting away with it. I was so pissed off when i got this message from uber, and i called them immediately , to square it out. I have a high rating as a driver, done about 1300 5 star ratings rides in total with about 160 badges/comments from riders.

The closest thing that ever came to this was a rider threatning me saying that she will make sure im fired from uber, bcoz i was parked at the other exit , different from the one she was at, (mark you, i was exactly at the uber pin drop point). When she realised that i have a dash cam recording both front and back, she was dumbfounded)

Anyway, so with this drunk charge, i immediately went to an open MEDICAL TEST LAB , and took a urine test right away, and i received the results today, that showed i tested negative on everything, for the last 36 HOURS ..! every result was negative, i still have the tests with me,.

So my question is, do i follow up with this on uber, ? or can i file a claim ?
How did the rider come to the accusation and conclusion that i was drinking and driving ? the only cup i had in my car was a macdonalds soda cup, and some fries that i had been eating and sipping slowly that hot day.


Just imagine how many drivers have been falsely accused of such gravely and crimminal ofences by malicious customers and had their accounts deactivated ..!
i want this to be an eye opener not only for me, but also for any uber driver out there, bcoz it can happen to anyone. Everyone out there, please get a DASHCAM . it will save you alot from these ungrateful passengers.

Please Advice. Thank You
 

Uber/Lyft Concierge

Active Member
Last Weekend, just after my last ride, i was deactivated from UBER , and a message from the support team saying that one of the riders reported that i was Drinking and Driving/ was drunk and under the influence. !!
i had given afew riders some 1 star rating because of rudeness and obnoxious behaviours, so im pretty sure its one of them, i dont know who.

The thing is i dont drink, smoke nor do any form of drugs neither have i ever done any !! This was pure malice from the passengers, bcoz they know they can say anything and try getting away with it. I was so pissed off when i got this message from uber, and i called them immediately , to square it out. I have a high rating as a driver, done about 1300 5 star ratings rides in total with about 160 badges/comments from riders.

The closest thing that ever came to this was a rider threatning me saying that she will make sure im fired from uber, bcoz i was parked at the other exit , different from the one she was at, (mark you, i was exactly at the uber pin drop point). When she realised that i have a dash cam recording both front and back, she was dumbfounded)

Anyway, so with this drunk charge, i immediately went to an open MEDICAL TEST LAB , and took a urine test right away, and i received the results today, that showed i tested negative on everything, for the last 36 HOURS ..! every result was negative, i still have the tests with me,.

So my question is, do i follow up with this on uber, ? or can i file a claim ?
How did the rider come to the accusation and conclusion that i was drinking and driving ? the only cup i had in my car was a macdonalds soda cup, and some fries that i had been eating and sipping slowly that hot day.


Just imagine how many drivers have been falsely accused of such gravely and crimminal ofences by malicious customers and had their accounts deactivated ..!
i want this to be an eye opener not only for me, but also for any uber driver out there, bcoz it can happen to anyone. Everyone out there, please get a DASHCAM . it will save you alot from these ungrateful passengers.

Please Advice. Thank You
Dashcams not gonna save you, not saving me...so far. Dang it.
 

SuzeCB

Well-Known Member
Dash cam evidence along with any testing that you choose to do won't necessarily help you if you're going through India to get ahold of uber. If you go into a g l h, however, they will look at it and they will refer it upstairs to fix things.

Plus, if you don't get compensated for your time suspended, these same items will help if you choose to sue the pax for slander and defamation of character and the damages it caused you.
 

Uber's Guber

Well-Known Member
if you don't get compensated for your time suspended, these same items will help if you choose to sue the pax for slander and defamation of character and the damages it caused you.
That would be a time waster. It’s not “slander or defamation of character” if a “citizen” is acting on what they believed to be a potential safety concern. Nor is Uber obligated to “compensate” for downtime; Uber faces greater liability if they fail to act on a complaint, and they enjoy wide latitude when it comes to restricting access to their app.
 

UberAdrian

Well-Known Member
That would be a time waster. It’s not “slander or defamation of character” if a “citizen” is acting on what they believed to be a potential safety concern. Nor is Uber obligated to “compensate” for downtime; Uber faces greater liability if they fail to act on a complaint, and they enjoy wide latitude when it comes to restricting access to their app.
Actually unless the pax can convince a judge that they had reasonable grounds to believe there was a safety issue (might be hard with all the cam footage), it probably is slander. He was speeding/he was weaving/he smelled like alcohol might work but “oh I thought” probably won’t fly.

It may not be worth it to pursue on the balance (probably isn’t cuz actual damages are too low) but if it were me I’d definitely consult with a lawyer.
 
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SuzeCB

Well-Known Member
That would be a time waster. It’s not “slander or defamation of character” if a “citizen” is acting on what they believed to be a potential safety concern. Nor is Uber obligated to “compensate” for downtime; Uber faces greater liability if they fail to act on a complaint, and they enjoy wide latitude when it comes to restricting access to their app.
I never said that Uber does anything wrong when they suspend a driver's access to the app as soon as a complaint comes in that the driver was impaired. In fact, even though I have read so many other people complaining about Uber doing Justice and how Uber is taking the passenger's side. I actually do understand that this is one of those accusations where it is in Uber's best interest is to do exactly that.

Small claims court is about principal, not really about money. Money gets awarded because that's really all the Civil courts are able to do, but it's about principal and restoration of refutation, primarily.

The biggest reason that I say to sue the packs is because that's the only way that you're going to find out who the Pax is and find out exactly what the complaint was, verbatim, and be able to figure out if you actually do have a case. It's the only way that you get to face your accuser.

Put aside the money award and whether or not you're ever going to be able to collect it. Focus on the reputation for a moment. I'm not generally a conspiracy theorist. I know that this is going to sound like I'm a conspiracy theorist. Please bear with me.

I believe that at some point in the future, any personal information that other entities have on us will become available two other entities that we want to deal with. In a lot of ways this is already happening, of course we know this. I think it's going to become more extensive. I think you'll be able to go to a job interview, and the human resources manager will punch in your social security number and get your details employment records from previous employers. Not just employers, but anybody who pays you money and has to report that to the IRS. So even independent contractors driving for Uber would have information available to the next potential employer. If two different people made complaints that they thought you were impaired while driving, and driving professionally, and it resulted in you being deactivated for that reason, would you really want a future employer to be able to see that unless there was also attached to it a judgment for slander and defamation of character? Or at least a lawsuit. Regardless of winning, a potential employer might be a little more willing to discuss the situation with you and get your side of things directly if they see that you did put up a fight immediately.

Once information is being shared like this, of course it's not just going to be about employment and jobs and working and earning money. It's going to be about your car insurance, your health insurance, your life insurance, child custody battles, getting loans, everything. Consider how much closer we are to that scenarios today then we were 30 years ago. That is a lot of change in a relatively short period of time.

And at the end of the day, the only thing you have is your word, and as honest as you may be, people are only going to take your word based on your reputation. Protect your reputation when it comes to important subject matter.
 

peteyvavs

Well-Known Member
I never said that Uber does anything wrong when they suspend a driver's access to the app as soon as a complaint comes in that the driver was impaired. In fact, even though I have read so many other people complaining about Uber doing Justice and how Uber is taking the passenger's side. I actually do understand that this is one of those accusations where it is in Uber's best interest is to do exactly that.

Small claims court is about principal, not really about money. Money gets awarded because that's really all the Civil courts are able to do, but it's about principal and restoration of refutation, primarily.

The biggest reason that I say to sue the packs is because that's the only way that you're going to find out who the Pax is and find out exactly what the complaint was, verbatim, and be able to figure out if you actually do have a case. It's the only way that you get to face your accuser.

Put aside the money award and whether or not you're ever going to be able to collect it. Focus on the reputation for a moment. I'm not generally a conspiracy theorist. I know that this is going to sound like I'm a conspiracy theorist. Please bear with me.

I believe that at some point in the future, any personal information that other entities have on us will become available two other entities that we want to deal with. In a lot of ways this is already happening, of course we know this. I think it's going to become more extensive. I think you'll be able to go to a job interview, and the human resources manager will punch in your social security number and get your details employment records from previous employers. Not just employers, but anybody who pays you money and has to report that to the IRS. So even independent contractors driving for Uber would have information available to the next potential employer. If two different people made complaints that they thought you were impaired while driving, and driving professionally, and it resulted in you being deactivated for that reason, would you really want a future employer to be able to see that unless there was also attached to it a judgment for slander and defamation of character? Or at least a lawsuit. Regardless of winning, a potential employer might be a little more willing to discuss the situation with you and get your side of things directly if they see that you did put up a fight immediately.

Once information is being shared like this, of course it's not just going to be about employment and jobs and working and earning money. It's going to be about your car insurance, your health insurance, your life insurance, child custody battles, getting loans, everything. Consider how much closer we are to that scenarios today then we were 30 years ago. That is a lot of change in a relatively short period of time.

And at the end of the day, the only thing you have is your word, and as honest as you may be, people are only going to take your word based on your reputation. Protect your reputation when it comes to important subject matter.
What your saying is already happening people aren't aware of how intrusive computers and data mining is collecting information on everyone one of us 24/7.
It has become so pervasive that it is obscene and will get worse, this is the ultimate dictatorship.
 
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