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  1. New Orleans
    Wanting to get co-ordinated with as many drivers as possible. Let us hit UBER/LYFT where it hurts in an attempt to increase driver shares of fares. Currently I am seeing that both UBER/LYFT takes 50-60 percent of all passenger payments. Looking to get a collective call to "TURN OFF UBER" on a...
  2. Pay
    I had a no show for Uber this morning and it paid me for the full trip fare. The explanation shows cancellation so Uber must be paying for the full trip now rather than $3.75.
  3. New Orleans
    I have driven for Uber for over twelve months and during this time seen the following; Uber discontinues providing monthly 1099. Uber discontinues downloads of fare details. Uber raised their booking fee by almost double. Uber and the city get more for a minimum fare ride than a driver. Uber is...
  4. Delivery
    I found this helpful blog focused on Postmates in New Orleans: https://postmatesneworleans.blogspot.com/
  5. Delivery
    Is there a way to set up Postmates where it pays you like Uber in a lump sum once a week? Postmates charges 15 cents every time they transfer money to your account which is why they do daily transfers vs. a lump sum. Is there a way to change this?
  6. New Orleans
    So, this Lafayette Driver and passenger rolledmk into Meteriere around 2 p.m. from Lafayette, odropped my pax off at the Stay American and Ended the Trip. Of course, there was a generous cash tip, $100, for the return trip back to Lafayette. While entering my "Set a Destination" to Lafayette, I...
  7. New Orleans
    I was on a destination ride to the airport and when I got there it said destination mode expired, like it usually does. But this time there was a red block of text that I couldn't see and I wasn't rematched when I cleared screen. Any of you know what's up?
  8. Complaints
    Anyone else think we should go in front of uber office and protest for higher fares because come on we are making literally $0.10 mile
  9. New Orleans
    My mom does uber in Chicago and she told me about Quests. They involve a ride and acceptance rate goal but I've never seen them on my promotion page.
  10. New Orleans
    Since the new fare details came out on May 22 I have noticed some interesting things. I looked at minimum fares and noticed riders were being charged various amounts for nearly identical trips. Additionally Uber is stating the mileage and time rates and then making the payment up as a "minimum...
  11. New Orleans
    To all Perhaps all drivers should look at the new regulations being proposed in the State Legislature regarding regulation of TNC and drivers in Louisiana. I can't post a link to the legislation at this time but look up House Bill 527. This bill has already gone through committee and is...
  12. Stories
    Ok. it's 2:58 AM January 1st, 2017. I'm driving for Lyft in the Big Easy... my home town by the way... I get a pick up at the Intercontinental Hotel on St. Charles. It's pouring down rain and I mean buckets... I pull into the pickup area that is covered from the weather and my pax eventually...
  13. Baton Rouge
    A fake woman Uber Driver kidnapped a woman in New Orleans La. On Thursday Nov.17. Woman was abducted by 4 women in a white 2013-2016 Nissan Altima. Anyone with information urged to contact state police or New Orleans police. Pictures below.
  14. News
    A woman was kidnapped in New Orleans ,La. by a woman posing as an Uber Driver.( so much for Jane Go being "safer"on the basis of women drivers.) On November 17, a white Nissan Altima 2016 model abducted a woman on the corner of Conti & Dauphine streets at 5:15 a.m. The woman claims she was...
  15. New Orleans
    Hello everyone, I'm excited to be joining the Uber driver family. My friend does it in the city he lives in and recommended it to me. I will be driving in New Orleans area. Are there any hot spots where people like to request rides? Also any general tips and advice y'all could offer? I drive a...
  16. Advice
    Hello everyone, I'm excited to be joining the Uber driver family. My friend does it in the city he lives in and recommended it to me. I will be driving in New Orleans area. Are there any hot spots where people like to request rides? Also any general tips and advice y'all could offer? I drive a...
  17. New Orleans
    25 mph speed limit on Henry Clay Ave uptown. Camera's at Henry Clay and Coliseum. $110 fine in the mail is never a good start to the week.
  18. New Orleans
    So, I just started driving Lyft and Uber. In just two weeks, three different passengers with no destination entered, got into my car and asked to be taken to the airport. Each time, I told them that it is currently illegal for me to take them as a Lyft fare and each time they looked at me like...
  19. New Orleans
    Hello all, I've been looking to become an Uber driver. I live in Mandeville Louisiana. Which is very close to New Orleans. As I can see there would be a lot of business in the laying New Orleans area, I'm not too fond of driving in the New Orleans area because of the terrible traffic/roads/crime...
  20. New Orleans
    Quick and short, I want to know what is the average wage per hour for Uber drivers in New Orleans? I see anywhere from $18.00 per hour to $35.00 per hour. It would be helpful if all could post their averages of the the past month.
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