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So all these guys mostly sit there smoking cigs and shootin the shit. These are brand new 65/70k trucks. That probably get horrible gas mileage. Here's my question....why? Lol....This looks like a total financial disaster. I guess a lot of these guys put some of that govt cheese to work. With lets say at least a 60 month loan and a 1000 dollar payment..not to mention all the other costs to run that vehicle. You would have to be maiking ALOT of money. I dont see it. Not all of them,perhaps a few by some miracle maybe but the rest are in big trouble unless they put down 40/50k on the vehicle,just nuts.
 

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You can actually get a SuBurban or Escalade Hybrid that gets better than 20 mpg in town. Lux, comfort and XL all rolled in to one.
 

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No, the best you get in town is 16, and they do this in Tampa too, I truthfully believe they go market to market scamming/stealing rides/hacking, watch them you will notice they all have at least 3 phones, the group of 6 of them never is there not at least one of them there, they are thiefs, not one of them speaks English either.
 

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It doesent add up thats for sure....especially now that gas is through the roof. And the way the app is throttling drivers. Everything uber offers is a ploy to get the drivers to do more for less money.
 

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It doesent add up thats for sure....especially now that gas is through the roof. And the way the app is throttling drivers. Everything uber offers is a ploy to get the drivers to do more for less money.
I see alot of huge tanks rolling
around w livery plates on em
Someone must be taking rides in them
Idt it has anything to uber
 

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I don't know if this has something to do with it but drivers who purchase a vehicle weighing over 6,000 pounds and are used more than 50% for work can take full depreciation in the first year they put it in service. I don't know if this somehow financially allows them to purchase a new vehicle every year with minimal out-of-pocket expenses?
 

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Many of us in the Ft Myers Naples area that work the airport also do private rides, every Uber or Lyft passenger is a potential regular customer. Some of the guys are able to make a real business out of it. and these are the guys that buy the big black cars. Id do it if I was 50 years younger

Ive worked the street where if Im lucky Ill get three $5-$10 rides an hour, Id much rather wait an hour at the airport for one $30 ride, I dont however go back to the airport directly, Ill stage near a hotel expecting a ride back to the airport,
 
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