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  1. News
    Some studies have found the ride-hailing services increase vehicle miles driven and pollution. Rideshare companies Uber and Lyft have committed to reducing their carbon emissions in the coming years, but there's little holding them accountable to make sure they reach their goals. (Michael...
  2. Seattle
    Gov. Inslee orders masks to be worn in public to help stem spread of coronavirus June 23, 2020 at 3:15 pm Updated June 23, 2020 at 9:22 pm OLYMPIA - Gov. Jay Inslee Tuesday announced a statewide mandate requiring facial coverings in public to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, as cases...
  3. Toronto (Ontario)
    Seems to be a hot button in the US Federal election, even though it is a State Law. California often sets the legislation aspirations for the rest of the Country (and yes, Canada too) - eg. vehicle emissions, cap-and-trade, etc...
  4. New York City
    Can the Court decision come within weeks or is it many months away?
  5. Minneapolis
    https://www.mprnews.org/story/2019/03/19/minnesota-house-passes-hands-free-cell-phone-bill The Minnesota House voted 106-21 Monday night for a bill that bans people from using hand held phones while driving. The law already bans motorists from emailing, texting and web browsing while driving...
  6. Chicago
    Short version: Is stopping in the middle of traffic to pick up or drop off passengers illegal? If so, what should ordinary citizens do about it, if anything? Long version: I often encounter rideshare and taxi drivers who wait for passengers in the middle of the road with their hazard lights on...
  7. Toronto (Ontario)
    There are many threads in this forum regarding the uninformed or just reckless/lazy PAX who request a ride-share and have no Car Seat or Booster Seat for their child. Many drivers indulge them, exacerbating the problem. Some drivers have a ZERO-TOLERANCE policy on this issue, which results in...
  8. Des Moines
    https://www.google.com/amp/amp.kcci.com/article/new-tax-targets-uber-lyft/21049277 DES MOINES, Iowa People who use ride sharing apps like Uber and Lyft will have to pay an extra six-percent on their ride under the new tax bill. Some Uber drivers think that's unfair to low-income riders. Dave...
  9. News
    http://amp.wptv.com/2577761997/buyer-beware-how-to-avoid-buying-a-used-uber-or-lyft-car.html?__twitter_impression=true
  10. Lyft
    https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/1/17308178/uber-lyft-drivers-california-court-classification-dynamex I wonder how this will effect things, its been another slow down the last few weeks. Not making half as much, with such an overall saturated market, so each driver gets a tiny sliver of the...
  11. Vehicles
    When city laws say you can't and Uber allows you to drive. Has anyone gotten in trouble because of this? I doubt it but I'm sure someone has come across this? Uber would allow me to drive my Nissan Altima 2003 but my city laws says rideshare cars have to be 10 years or newer. Anyone got...
  12. Minneapolis
    http://www.kare11.com/mobile/article/news/crime/busted-state-patrol-arrests-370-over-st-patricks-weekend/89-529786113 BUSTED! STATE PATROL ARRESTS 424 OVER ST. PATRICK'S WEEKEND The patrol says that from Friday evening through early Monday, 424 motorists were arrested for driving under the...
  13. Minneapolis
    As many of you know a bill has been introduced in the Minnesota state legislature to regulate TNC companies like Uber and Lyft statewide. This bill is a great thing for Uber and Lyft as the bill would not permit municipalities to enact stricter laws. This is also the time that Uber and Lyft...
  14. San Francisco
    https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/03/oakland-wants-a-cut-of-uber-lyft-rides-mulls-states-first-per-ride-tax/ A local city council member is beginning to float the idea of taxing ridehailing companies like Uber and Lyft as a possible way to raise millions of dollars and help pay for...
  15. Stories
    Warning language Guess he doesn't care about laws or his child safety.
  16. Complaints
    Nanny State California Proposes 6 Months Jail time for Servers placing straws in Drinks ! Has BIG BROTHER LOST HIS MIND ? The " STRAW THAT BROKE THE CONSTITUTIONS BACK" This is only the beginning . . . Somebody better come get their Government ! Its Out of Control !
  17. Pay
    https://www.google.com/amp/www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-independent-contractors-tax-20180116-story,amp.html The new tax law delivers a massive tax cut for corporations. Republicans sold the plan in part with the argument - heavily disputed by critics - that lower business taxes would trickle...
  18. Complaints
    This is a pre-trial program in which you have certain objectives to complete, once the objectives are completed, the charges are dropped and the case dismissed. There are 2 components to the program: the 1st component involves an assigned counselor which monitors your progress through the...
  19. Albany
    Has this happened to you? A fare with a mom without a car seat taking her young child to daycare or the hospital or ... If you protest then she appeals to your compassion and/or declares that many other drivers have done it before. What should you do? Isn't it just another fare? Well consider...
  20. Brevard County
    Hey Yall, I'm going to be moving down from Atlanta and wanted to know what the uber/lyft scene is like around Melbourne and Cocoa. Already saw the deal with the port. Any other good information you have? Areas to avoid? Weird laws?
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