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  1. 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...
  2. Austin
    Work Search Requirement to be Reinstated for Unemployment Insurance on July 6 Date: June 16, 2020 Media Contact: Cisco Gamez Phone: 512-463-8556 Benefits will continue, but recipients must search for new jobs AUSTIN -The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) announced today that the work search...
  3. Taxes
    Hello fellow uberists, I have surcharges imposed by the state of Texas and I need to make payments regularly at https://www.txsurchargeonline.com/onlineservices.aspx or else my driver's license will expire. Can I claim these payments as a loss for my business? Technically, this is a cost of...
  4. News
    https://www.theblaze.com/news/texas-teen-accused-of-ordering-lyft-ride-to-smuggle-illegal-immigrants-using-moms-credit-card A teenager from Mission, Texas, landed himself in hot water earlier this month, when he decided to become a human smuggler using his mother's credit card and his sister's...
  5. Austin
    Hi guys! I just traded my car for a brand new 2019 Niro Hybrid and I don't drive often, but like to just for a bit of extra money on the side of my real job. I'm confused about the inspection sticker, because since it's a new car, it doesn't need inspection for 2 years. Can I still drive...
  6. Stories
    https://www.ksat.com/news/crazy-video-shows-18-wheeler-pushing-mercedes-down-san-antonio-highway An 18-wheeler was caught on camera pushing a black two-door Mercedes down I-35 North past the exit for 281 Monday afternoon in San Antonio. Adrian Lopez shared a post to Facebook with three videos...
  7. Autonomous
    Henry Chester, a 68-year-old Arlington Texas retiree, heard about the demo on the morning news. He said he's been intrigued by futuristic cars ever since his son bought a Tesla. Self-driving cars could solve two problems, he said: cutting down on emissions and taking distracted drivers out of...
  8. Advice
    Hi Everybody, I am going to be moving temporally back to Orlando for 3 months or so to take care of my parents. While I am there I won't be working so I will be doing Uber/Lyft, Postmates, Instacart, etc on the side to make a few extra bucks. What I am wanting to know in regards to Uber (or...
  9. Austin
    https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/2/17069424/maven-gig-gm-car-sharing-uber-lyft-drivers-austin General Motors is bringing its car-sharing service Maven to the city of Austin, but just for freelance drivers for rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft, and on-demand delivery apps like Postmates, GrubHub...
  10. News
    "Look dude I drive for Uber, I don't have anything" Assailant: "I'm going to shoot you!" http://abc11.com/tough-to-watch-uber-driver-robbed-nearly-killed-by-armed-men/3134622/ ATASCOCITA, Texas -- Heart-wrenching video shows the terrifying moments an Uber driver was robbed and nearly killed...
  11. Austin
    Driving in Texas? Read this sometime (soon) > http://www.dps.texas.gov/internetforms/Forms/DL-7.pdf Turning on your 4-way flashers doesn't make your rideshare vehicle exempt from Texas or local traffic laws. A couple of observations to help you survive ridesharing in Austin: Fire lanes &...
  12. Vehicles
    Hi, New guy here. How do I find out if my car is eligible for my market? And how long does it take Uber complete background checks? I have 2006 Jeep Commander 4 door SUV in Waco, Texas. I just submitted all my documents (DL, Insurance, Registration) but the app won't let me go online and had a...
  13. Dallas
    I took a ride from love field AP to DFW AP. As usual, I take 35 to 635. I check the fare details and uber subtracted a mile and graphed that I took a different route. The adjusted route only cost me a dollar less, but this is plain illegal. They could at least graphed that I took actual roads...
  14. Delivery
    Hey ya'll, New Instacart Shopper / Driver here and had some questions from anybody who has done Instacart before. There isn't much training it seems besides what Instacart gives you and I had some questions. I already picked up my Debit card and activated it into the App. My question is, I...
  15. Houston
    I have two questions. Unforutely I don't drive for uber. Had incident and they deactivated me. So just driving lyft for now. Although it is really really slow. Most times there are no pings for 3+ hours. I initially thought maybe my phone gps was messed up. But there's just not enough demand...
  16. News
    https://www.dallasnews.com/news/transportation/2017/06/30/texas-uber-drivers-sue-company-seek-full-employee-status-back-pay Uber considers drivers to be independent operators, but a federal class-action lawsuit filed Friday in Houston charges that the company's grip on them is so extensive...
  17. Advice
    Hi y'all I just created this account because I want some advice. I applied to work for Uber yesterday, as I heard they have a leasing program for those who don't have a car of their own and I figured, "hey, this can work for me!" Now a little information; I been unemployed since December and...
  18. News
    FATHERS: TEEN DAUGHTERS USED UBER AND MEGABUS TO RUN AWAY FROM HOME TO LOUISIANA Email Video: EMBED <click Kids accused of using Uber and Megabus to runaway from home. (KTRK) Parents Demand Change in Ubers Policy By Tracy Clemons Updated 52 mins ago CYPRESS, TX (KTRK) -- Two Cypress families...
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