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  1. Melbourne
    A petition has been launched for Uber, Did, Ola to pay for installation or reimburse for safety barrier installation. Please go ahead and sign - this is Australia wide. It is being emailed to all radio, TV and news organisations Australia wide...
  2. Advice
    So, when I was deactivated for no reason last month, literally, spent an hour on the phone yesterday talking to 4 reps all of which couldn't find a single report on my account, I filled out the reactivate me form. I use Roboform to fill out web forms so I don't have to type everything in. I...
  3. News
    Uber launching rider verification program to curb ride-share carjacking surge in Chicago and nationwide By ROBERT CHANNICK CHICAGO TRIBUNE | APR 09, 2021 AT 9:56 AM Lenny Sanchez of the Independent Drivers Guild speaks during a candlelight vigil for slain ride-share driver Javier Ramos on...
  4. News
    Uber is formally launching two new features today: View as Driver and Profile Data Expiration. Uber claims these updates will make both riders and drivers feel safer by providing enhanced privacy and transparency. According to Uber's United States Safety Report released in December 2019, more...
  5. Advice
    Do a lot of your passengers ask if they can roll down the window? do you allow them to roll down the window? thank you!
  6. News
    https://www.ksat.com/news/national/2020/05/03/uber-will-soon-require-drivers-and-riders-to-wear-face-coverings-in-the-us/ Uber will soon require drivers and riders to wear face coverings in the US As it anticipates a restart to its core rideshare business amid the pandemic, Uber plans to...
  7. News
    https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/04/02/us/coronavirus-social-distancing.html
  8. Complaints
    Dependent on Uber income while waiting on a work contract out of State (and need the income to be able to reach the work site!)-uploaded updated insurance days ago, Uber never reviewed the document, doesn’t respond to any form of contact. Don’t know what to do!!!
  9. Toronto (Ontario)
    Personally, I believe that UBER and LYFT should institute a mandatory 15% tip on all rides, and that money go directly to the drivers that are risking their health by being an 'essential service.' (AND I say this as someone who is NOT driving, because it is NOT worth it to me, but I'm not a...
  10. Advice
    A study in 2015 by Kimberly-Clark reported that gas pumps are one of the dirtiest things you can touch. Now it's 2020, the year of Coronavirus, and hand sanitizer, soap, and gloves are in short supply. How do you pump gas without touching anything...
  11. Toronto (Ontario)
    Hi Uber community! We are a research team hoping to gain important insights on our voice-enabled AI phone application that detects signs of sexual harassment and deploys safety, precautionary interventions (e.g. triggering fake phone calls, notifying friends/families). As this solution helps...
  12. Toronto (Ontario)
    Hey everybody, welcome back to another exciting evening with me, Milkn808s 🥛 . Tonight we will be discussing how fault is determined in Ontario and for those out of the loop yes there is a rule book out there that determines who is at fault, and it takes into account just about every...
  13. Chicago
    It was painful to read this hit job on Lyft. They pull 12 examples of unwanted advances (3 of which came from this beauty shown below) to characterize Lyft Drivers as predators basically all while the mother-ship sheds a blind eye. To further illustrate the bimbos point, it is said that with...
  14. Technology
    I have a system and technology to make it easy for Drivers and Passengers to instantly and securely confirm a ride match. I will be releasing a stand-alone app which issues a PIN for the driver or passenger to Confirm upon Pick Up. This eliminates the chance for the wrong passenger to get in...
  15. New York City
    So the other day an ignorant, arrogant, self righteous dude came here bragging about an app he created to report drivers who block bike lanes. Although this is taking it too far I agree we shouldnt block lanes, it is the law. But I also feel that most cyclists are arrogant as well. why not start...
  16. Complaints
    This is a long one, but I think it's worth reading - I got hit with one of the scams going around today. While I was en route a rider called using the app and pretended to be someone from a local greenlight hub. He asked me to cancel the ride and select "do not charge rider" and to pull over...
  17. Advice
    I got my second report that a passenger was "uncomfortable with my driving speed", and am now deactivated for having "multiple reports of unsafe incidents". According to the message, "our decision is final". I offered to show them the dashcam footage when I got the first report a few months ago...
  18. 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...
  19. Technology
    Let's face it, there are people out there who shouldn't be driving. Those people are going to be the same ones who cause an accident, blame you, and end up making you pay half or more. There are many great video streaming platforms which have channels dedicated to automotive dash cam incidents...
  20. 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...
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