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  1. Advice
    I am currently in the process of signing up to become a driver for Uber. The problem is all other documents that is needed is either pending or accepted by Uber, but.... the background check. No matter how much I submit for a background check, it always comes back as a fail.... it doesn't even...
  2. Toronto (Ontario)
    Does Uber have any Driver Referral Codes to give to new drivers? I don't see any driver referral codes in the app and no referral bonuses can be found on the Uber web site. Someone asked me, so I had to check. I guess 70 K drivers in the GTA means an endless supply of cheap fungible drivers...
  3. Advice
    Do new or “newer” drivers get better promotions than experienced drivers? My roommate and I get drastically different promotions. We live in Atlanta. I get offers like $7 for 7 trips, $10 for 10 trips, etc... She gets promotional offers like 20 trips for $150. I’ve also recently heard...
  4. Dallas
    So I have a buddy up in the Lubbock area and he says he found a new driving app. I haven't heard of it myself, but what he was saying sounded almost too good to be true. He said with the company he works for he is able to keep 100% of the ride fares, including tips of course. Anyways he...
  5. Houston
    I am new to the Corpus area and am new to Uber in general. Does anyone have some tips and good times to do rides for the area? I feel like I don't get very many rides and I think it's due to when I drive.
  6. News
    Unemployment is officially available to gig economy workers in all 50 states. That includes us. The question is, where is it? I live in California. I’m hearing about people being denied for filing too early, because there aren’t any options for gig workers or Uber drivers to select. Does anyone...
  7. Advice
    This is a humorous post, but will compile all the posts and put in an actual article if people contribute. With more and more people getting forced out of work, a complete reference for new ants to dabble into would be helpful, and takes very little time to add. Will add name credit to each...
  8. Kansas City
    Today was my first day driving with Uber and Lyft. All said and done I worked about 7 hours and made just a little over $100. I had a pretty good experience and will definitely do it again. I appreciate any newbie advice you can offer.
  9. Advice
    Hi! I'm about to start as an Uber driver but can't find any info about wheter it is necessary to have a compass on the phone, I've seen the requirements like: A-GPS and GLONASS... but nothing about compass... I'm asking because I bought a phone a couple of months ago and it doesn't have it and...
  10. London
    Its about time Uber get under attack! After the bullying attitude towards drivers and a 25% cut from our hard earned driving, im hoping these new companies take on some of the market share and look after us! ViaVan: 15% MiWhip: 7.5%>15% Kapten: TBC Any other companies due to launch? Hope all...
  11. Los Angeles & Orange County
    Hey everyone, Is anyone else having this issue, just got a trip on my way home and when I checked the details I see Uber is already using the new rates, wasn't this suppose to change until the 16th? I submitted a ticket to support, I'll keep this post updated if anyone is interested.
  12. London
    The test is more different then how it was years ago, so people who have recently done it, can you tell me what comes up on the test and what you did etc? Also can someone please give me some tips on this. Is there any useful links i can use or can you tell me what was helpful for you to learn...
  13. London
    The test is more different then how it was years ago, so people who have recently done it, can you tell me what comes up on the test and what you did etc? Also can someone please give me some tips on this. Is there any useful links i can use or can you tell me what was helpful for you to learn...
  14. Chicago
    Starting this thread for Chicago specific new and used car advice. Feel free to argue points, agree, disagree, etc. Used seems to be the general preference. Lower overhead, no worries about beating a car up that's already been beaten down by our infrastructure. I went for new...
  15. People
    My name is Doug and I've lived in L.A. for 20 years and have been driving Rideshare for 3 years (all Uber and the last year also with Lyft). I drive fulltime and enjoy some of the aspects of rideshare, although there is definitely room for improvement.
  16. News
    Uber is testing an on-demand staffing business called Uber Works, according to the Financial Times. The service would make it possible for businesses to hire short-term workers for things like "events and corporate functions, such as waiters or security guards," the report says. The company is...
  17. News
    Full story: https://nordic.businessinsider.com/google-waze-carpool-uber-lyft-rival-2018-10/ Starting on Wednesday, the Waze Carpool app will enable users to find rides from Waze drivers that are headed in the same direction, not unlike Lyft Line and Uber Pool, the startups' respective...
  18. Toronto (Ontario)
    Hi all, I was reading this forum for quite a while and decided to sign up to try Uber part time. I do have a full time job and pay is ok 70+k But recently started having financial difficulties. Also, want to save some extra money. So I need something on the side to support the family. I live in...
  19. UberEATS
    Made my first ever 2 trips total online time on Sunday night in Brooklyn 50 minutes made $6.87 was a little bummed but last order tipped $6.00 was very surprised since all I read is tips barely ever happen. Just looked at app now where I am is 4x surge unfortunately I'm working other job at...
  20. San Francisco
    The City is changing red light camera vendors. Starting next month the new vendor will update the camera equipment at twelve of the "old" locations* and install seven cameras at the following new locations*. 4th Sbd at Harrison 6th Sbd at Folsom 8th Sbd at Folsom Divisadero NBd at Bush...
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