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  1. Stories
    Just before sundown. Driving along, doing maybe 35-40. Up ahead on the sidewalk is a teen girl walking alone, looking at her phone. Suddenly, the sidewalk sprinklers come to life. This girl SPRINGS into the street (to avoid getting wet). She must have been a cheerleader or something, the way...
  2. News
    https://www.cnet.com/google-amp/news/ford-recalls-takata-airbags-ecosport-suv/ By law, taxis and limos are not allowed to transport passengers with major factory recalls the may result in death. Uber/Lyft seem to get a free ride. Ford announced Friday that it is expanding its list of vehicles...
  3. Australia
    In Australia there will always be a high percentage of ride share drivers who will pass a police RBT when pulled over. Many of these same drivers will, however, fail a basic drug test. This is because drugs remains in your system for a much longer time. Unlike alcohol. How any govt thinks that...
  4. News
    https://www.nbcbayarea.com/investigations/New-Scam-Puts-Unchecked-Rideshare-Drivers-Behind-the-Wheel--493520901.html When your Lyft or Uber arrives, you probably double check that the driver's name and car matches the information listed on your app. But the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit...
  5. Boston
    just making some room to share stories about people with no common sense. Today I had this happen, not once but 3 times. groups of 2-3 people sprinting across commonwealth at night, through active traffic in formal attire while almost getting hit multiple times during the attempt. next up, the...
  6. Stories
    Warning language Guess he doesn't care about laws or his child safety.
  7. News
    Driver is filmed taking his eyes off the road and tapping at his phone as he hurtles down a London street https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/5465411/uber-game-phone-video-busy-london-street/ The footage clearly shows the driver swiping repeatedly on his tapping at the device since they set off...
  8. Tampa
    Hey guys/girls, i recently got unemployed and i even found a new job but dont match my single mother schedule so with no other way to make money at moment i decided to sign up for UBER/LYFT etc... I live in Carrolwood in a very busy area i plan to leave my son at school and work as a regular Job...
  9. News
    http://m.tmz.com/#2018/01/09/pam-anderson-dont-uber-lyft-alone-ride-hail-app/ Pamela Anderson is pleading with you all -- if you're gonna ride Uber/Lyft, keep an eye out and don't do it alone Pamela doubled down on her apprehension for ride-hail apps like Uber and Lyft ... claiming they're a...
  10. Las Vegas
    To start this one off we have this befuddled idiot in the airport staging lot. Guy attempts to parallel park but stops half way in the middle of the isle frantically waiving his arms and looking up, telling drivers to pass him as if they were the ones out of line. No sir you are the idiot...
  11. Lyft
    How many of you pick up riders on the freeway when their car breaks down? Would you help a rider on the freeway go pick up a tire from their house and help them put it on their car on the freeway? I declined those requests and cancelled them. I called lyft support to say why I declined those...
  12. Toronto (Ontario)
    Guys, please give me your thoughts about this situation and on what to do next time incase this happens again : Here goes my story : About 3 or 4 months back at around 1 am, i got a Ping, went to pick up the pax, and got this dude standing infront of his house . He didnt get into the car, but...
  13. Technology
    http://gizmodo.com/jamming-gps-signals-is-illegal-dangerous-cheap-and-e-1796778955 July 24 2017 by Kashmir Hill Jamming GPS Signals Is Illegal, Dangerous, Cheap, and Easy I ordered it on eBay. When the four-ounce envelope arrived from New York three days later, it looked innocuous enough. It...
  14. New Jersey
    After thinking about this and consulting with our moderator, I want to put together a list of "No Fly" areas in a PDF file for all drivers to be able to download. Although I primarily work the Shore, Summit and EWR, I do like having feather in the wind days and letting the pings take me where...
  15. News
    VIDEO: http://abc7chicago.com/news/critics-say-uber-incentive-encourages-risky-driver-behavior/1764377/ "Driver fatigue is as dangerous as drunk driving" The I-Team has uncovered a potential risk factor that could affect your next Uber ride. Some Uber drivers have come forward to say that one...
  16. New Jersey
    Holy 5h1t !!! Had a fare that took me up Broadway to Market St. It did not look like any city in NJ, much less any I have seen in the U.S. Seemed like all the street were concrete, filthy and the amount of people out on the streets at 1 p.m. appearing to be going no where or having nothing to do...
  17. Philadelphia
    For the love of god don't drive for the base fare today. Yeah, its surging a little but it use to surge every Saturday for no reason. This is accident prone weather. It's slippery and dangerous. There will be a lot of petty rides from people who wanna get to their location in your warm car. Make...
  18. Philadelphia
    hey anyone ever run into an issue where a 5 star l rider requesting uber for his prostitute in decent area of Philly !? I ended up with one in my car and it was indicated I was taking her home to Camden by "John". However she was not in the mood to go home and began soliciting other men on our...
  19. Chicago
    The new feature in the app that will auto accept more pool requests is dangerous. I noticed that there is a big issue with navigation that can potentially cause the driver to get into an accident. The problem is with the new update to the app that should auto update your navigate system with...
  20. Connecticut
    I'm sick and tired of getting stuck in situations where a pax puts up a fight because I won't take a kid without a car seat. I'm also tired of hearing other drivers get in the same situation. If I catch you doing it, I'll report you to Uber and call the cops! It's illegal and morally...
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