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Been a full-timer at Uber/Lyft since August 2016 and had done close to 5000 rides. I got Checkr'd today. 4 minors/accidents in 3 years. Deactivated.

My infractions:

1. Speeding 10-15 over (on the way to a job interview in an unfamiliar town).
2. Inattentive driving (I didn't slam on my brakes fast enough in a construction zone with lanes converging with no warning lights present and set off a 5 car pileup).
3. 5 car pileup accident.
4. Some college girl bumper tapped my rear end right in front of a cop.

So, in summary, 2 & 3 are the same incident and should only be counted once. 4 was not my fault. Therefore, I should only be 2/3 infractions in 3 years, meaning this deactivation is horseshit. But Checkr is garbage, so there is nothing I can do to at least get 2 & 3 considered as 1 infraction. And Uber is garbage for not considering fault in accidents. In a big city with too many idiots on the road, I am sure some people are just unlucky in getting hit one too many times.

So...it's now only a matter of time before Lyft runs a background check again and I get canned there too.
 

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Been a full-timer at Uber/Lyft since August 2016 and had done close to 5000 rides. I got Checkr'd today. 4 minors/accidents in 3 years. Deactivated.

My infractions:

1. Speeding 10-15 over (on the way to a job interview in an unfamiliar town).
2. Inattentive driving (I didn't slam on my brakes fast enough in a construction zone with lanes converging with no warning lights present and set off a 5 car pileup).
3. 5 car pileup accident.
4. Some college girl bumper tapped my rear end right in front of a cop.

So, in summary, 2 & 3 are the same incident and should only be counted once. 4 was not my fault. Therefore, I should only be 2/3 infractions in 3 years, meaning this deactivation is horseshit. But Checkr is garbage, so there is nothing I can do to at least get 2 & 3 considered as 1 infraction. And Uber is garbage for not considering fault in accidents. In a big city with too many idiots on the road, I am sure some people are just unlucky in getting hit one too many times.

So...it's now only a matter of time before Lyft runs a background check again and I get canned there too.
I'm so sorry this happened. Regardless of incident, you deserve the right to support yourself. It's unfortunate that Uber was OK with this these things at one point (allowed you to drive), but now they aren't.

I'm not sure where you're driving, but please look into unemployment. Drivers are mostly viewed as employees in CA and NY.

Sadly, you are not alone in your struggles. Stories like yours are happening daily in an effort to significantly thin the heard. It's Uber's way of terminating you without actually terminating you. Translation: we have too many drivers, so look for technicalities.

The only thing left to do is to see THIS SITUATION for what it is: a payday loan - one you've been hooked on for far too long. You deserve so much better for yourself (and your car). Apply to as many jobs as you can day and night, day and night, day and night, day and night (not matter how discouraged you might feel at the moment), and I promise you will have a job within a week.

And if you ever need moral support, I'm here.

-TE
 

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2/3 is some serious business there. Should be going slow in a construction zone anyways, but not seeing traffic tighten up and merge? Definitely got the inattentive driving charge right.
ACTUALLY, the converging traffic barrels were set up in haste with no flashing warning arrows and no actual construction had begun or concrete barriers set up at the time of the wreck.

In addition, the speed limit in the zone was still 70 MPH. I was probably doing about 50 when I had to apply the brakes.

I overheard the firefighters who responded to the accident talk about how the highway engineers had done a piss poor job of setting up the zone and how unsafe it was. By the time I viewed the section of road where the lanes converged the following evening, the highway guys had put up flashing warning signs. So, you are all wrong in your assumptions.

Wisconsin has turned the stretch of highway around the new up and coming Foxconn plant into a death trap.
 

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Been a full-timer at Uber/Lyft since August 2016 and had done close to 5000 rides. I got Checkr'd today. 4 minors/accidents in 3 years. Deactivated.

My infractions:

1. Speeding 10-15 over (on the way to a job interview in an unfamiliar town).
2. Inattentive driving (I didn't slam on my brakes fast enough in a construction zone with lanes converging with no warning lights present and set off a 5 car pileup).
3. 5 car pileup accident.
4. Some college girl bumper tapped my rear end right in front of a cop.

So, in summary, 2 & 3 are the same incident and should only be counted once. 4 was not my fault. Therefore, I should only be 2/3 infractions in 3 years, meaning this deactivation is horseshit. But Checkr is garbage, so there is nothing I can do to at least get 2 & 3 considered as 1 infraction. And Uber is garbage for not considering fault in accidents. In a big city with too many idiots on the road, I am sure some people are just unlucky in getting hit one too many times.

So...it's now only a matter of time before Lyft runs a background check again and I get canned there too.
Five care pileup? Dang boy. If I knew that about you before getting into your car I would request another driver in a heartbeat.

With the infractions you listed you don't have any room to complain. You even admitted to causing the pileup and blaming Uber for their background check regarding at fault? Lol.
 

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Five care pileup? Dang boy. If I knew that about you before getting into your car I would request another driver in a heartbeat.

With the infractions you listed you don't have any room to complain. You even admitted to causing the pileup and blaming Uber for their background check regarding at fault? Lol.
They are at fault. They double counted 1 infraction and held another against me that I had nothing to do with when the girl bumper tapped me.

So I should be at 2/3.
 

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They are at fault. They double counted 1 infraction and held another against me that I had nothing to do with when the girl bumper tapped me.

So I should be at 2/3.
It doesn't matter whose fault it is. The insurance rules are 3-in-3 minor "incidents", regardless of who is at fault. That's why it shows up on your DMV report. And a five-car pileup is not a minor incident. It's a major one. You could have been deactivated for that one alone.

The insurance companies are doing this to taxi drivers, limo drivers, and bus drivers as well. I'm not sure if it has extended to the pizza delivery guy, but I wouldn't be surprised if it has.

The world is run by insurance and pharmaceutical companies. Has been for a while.
 

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Been a full-timer at Uber/Lyft since August 2016 and had done close to 5000 rides. I got Checkr'd today. 4 minors/accidents in 3 years. Deactivated.

My infractions:

1. Speeding 10-15 over (on the way to a job interview in an unfamiliar town).
2. Inattentive driving (I didn't slam on my brakes fast enough in a construction zone with lanes converging with no warning lights present and set off a 5 car pileup).
3. 5 car pileup accident.
4. Some college girl bumper tapped my rear end right in front of a cop.

So, in summary, 2 & 3 are the same incident and should only be counted once. 4 was not my fault. Therefore, I should only be 2/3 infractions in 3 years, meaning this deactivation is horseshit. But Checkr is garbage, so there is nothing I can do to at least get 2 & 3 considered as 1 infraction. And Uber is garbage for not considering fault in accidents. In a big city with too many idiots on the road, I am sure some people are just unlucky in getting hit one too many times.

So...it's now only a matter of time before Lyft runs a background check again and I get canned there too.
I almost hate to say this...butt....

Your name IS Certain Judgement...

Does anyone else see the irony here...??

Rakos
Primate Plant Grass Mammal Organism
 

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ACTUALLY, the converging traffic barrels were set up in haste with no flashing warning arrows and no actual construction had begun or concrete barriers set up at the time of the wreck.

In addition, the speed limit in the zone was still 70 MPH. I was probably doing about 50 when I had to apply the brakes.

I overheard the firefighters who responded to the accident talk about how the highway engineers had done a piss poor job of setting up the zone and how unsafe it was. By the time I viewed the section of road where the lanes converged the following evening, the highway guys had put up flashing warning signs. So, you are all wrong in your assumptions.

Wisconsin has turned the stretch of highway around the new up and coming Foxconn plant into a death trap.
ACTUALLY, it doesn't matter if the barrels were set up in haste, or there weren't any flashing lights, bells or whistles. You, and you alone are responsible for controlling your auto. You should have your drivers license deactivated/suspended until you can learn how to be a responsible driver.
 

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2. Inattentive driving (I didn't slam on my brakes fast enough in a construction zone with lanes converging with no warning lights present and set off a 5 car pileup).
3. 5 car pileup accident.
I find it hard to believe that there wasn't any warning signs up to a mile before that stated construction zone ahead, reduce speed ahead, left/right lane ends or merging traffic. Roadwork companies usually send out their traffic control crews many hours before any roadwork begins. State laws are very specific about the placement of warning and information signs for roadwork. Especially when the normal flow of traffic will be hindered. Warning signs are orange in color and information signs are white in color.
 

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Been a full-timer at Uber/Lyft since August 2016 and had done close to 5000 rides. I got Checkr'd today. 4 minors/accidents in 3 years. Deactivated.

My infractions:

1. Speeding 10-15 over (on the way to a job interview in an unfamiliar town).
2. Inattentive driving (I didn't slam on my brakes fast enough in a construction zone with lanes converging with no warning lights present and set off a 5 car pileup).
3. 5 car pileup accident.
4. Some college girl bumper tapped my rear end right in front of a cop.

So, in summary, 2 & 3 are the same incident and should only be counted once. 4 was not my fault. Therefore, I should only be 2/3 infractions in 3 years, meaning this deactivation is horseshit. But Checkr is garbage, so there is nothing I can do to at least get 2 & 3 considered as 1 infraction. And Uber is garbage for not considering fault in accidents. In a big city with too many idiots on the road, I am sure some people are just unlucky in getting hit one too many times.

So...it's now only a matter of time before Lyft runs a background check again and I get canned there too.
ROFLMAO, 5 car pile up? a full 5 car pile up? ok, you need a break, & so do we, Seeeeeeeeeeeeeeee Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa, JMO

It doesn't matter whose fault it is. The insurance rules are 3-in-3 minor "incidents", regardless of who is at fault. That's why it shows up on your DMV report. And a five-car pileup is not a minor incident. It's a major one. You could have been deactivated for that one alone.

The insurance companies are doing this to taxi drivers, limo drivers, and bus drivers as well. I'm not sure if it has extended to the pizza delivery guy, but I wouldn't be surprised if it has.

The world is run by insurance and pharmaceutical companies. Has been for a while.
I have a friend of mine quit uber, started driving for a HIGH end Limo co, he just got hit in the rear, not his fault? Was told 1 more accisent, and its seeeeeeeeeeeeee Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa, why? thats the was Ins co's operate today,JMO

ACTUALLY, the converging traffic barrels were set up in haste with no flashing warning arrows and no actual construction had begun or concrete barriers set up at the time of the wreck.

In addition, the speed limit in the zone was still 70 MPH. I was probably doing about 50 when I had to apply the brakes.

I overheard the firefighters who responded to the accident talk about how the highway engineers had done a piss poor job of setting up the zone and how unsafe it was. By the time I viewed the section of road where the lanes converged the following evening, the highway guys had put up flashing warning signs. So, you are all wrong in your assumptions.

Wisconsin has turned the stretch of highway around the new up and coming Foxconn plant into a death trap.
you had to take Pic's, Then call a lawyer, but you need the proof,JMO Seeeeeeeeeeeee Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa,jmo

I'm so sorry this happened. Regardless of incident, you deserve the right to support yourself. It's unfortunate that Uber was OK with this these things at one point (allowed you to drive), but now they aren't.

I'm not sure where you're driving, but please look into unemployment. Drivers are mostly viewed as employees in CA and NY.

Sadly, you are not alone in your struggles. Stories like yours are happening daily in an effort to significantly thin the heard. It's Uber's way of terminating you without actually terminating you. Translation: we have too many drivers, so look for technicalities.

The only thing left to do is to see THIS SITUATION for what it is: a payday loan - one you've been hooked on for far too long. You deserve so much better for yourself (and your car). Apply to as many jobs as you can day and night, day and night, day and night, day and night (not matter how discouraged you might feel at the moment), and I promise you will have a job within a week.

And if you ever need moral support, I'm here.

-TE
ROFLMAO, sad thing is, this probably happens a lot, but Uber never calculates your car being totalled against your earnings,jmo
 

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I'm so sorry this happened. Regardless of incident, you deserve the right to support yourself. It's unfortunate that Uber was OK with this these things at one point (allowed you to drive), but now they aren't.

I'm not sure where you're driving, but please look into unemployment. Drivers are mostly viewed as employees in CA and NY.

Sadly, you are not alone in your struggles. Stories like yours are happening daily in an effort to significantly thin the heard. It's Uber's way of terminating you without actually terminating you. Translation: we have too many drivers, so look for technicalities.

The only thing left to do is to see THIS SITUATION for what it is: a payday loan - one you've been hooked on for far too long. You deserve so much better for yourself (and your car). Apply to as many jobs as you can day and night, day and night, day and night, day and night (not matter how discouraged you might feel at the moment), and I promise you will have a job within a week.

And if you ever need moral support, I'm here.

-TE
^THIS - How can you allow a driver to drive on the platform then arbitrarily decide that they no longer meet the requirements.
 

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Folks I have met Certain Judgment personally at the Milwaukee airport. He sought me out and he recognized the car I was driving at the time. He is a really good guy and someone who cares about his riders and doing the right thing. He keeps many drunks off the streets of Milwaukee, which are not necessarily fun to drive on with all the construction, millennials / college kids, and drunk drivers (Wisconsin has very lax drunk driving laws so there are a lot of drunk drivers). He actually speaks English fluently, which is not necessarily the case for some drivers in the Milwaukee airport queue.

I do not wish this fate on him but obviously Checkr doesn't dig too deeply in its background checks.

Hope things turn out better for you soon, bro.

:(

I agree with his assessment of the construction signage too. There was one time when I was west bound on I-94 kind of near Pewaukee and the lanes suddenly shifted left due to construction. Apparently the guy behind me didn't realize that and had to swerve/brake to avoid hitting me. I saw him spinning out into the median in my mirror.
 

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Folks I have met Certain Judgment personally at the Milwaukee airport. He sought me out and he recognized the car I was driving at the time. He is a really good guy and someone who cares about his riders and doing the right thing. He keeps many drunks off the streets of Milwaukee, which are not necessarily fun to drive on with all the construction, millennials / college kids, and drunk drivers (Wisconsin has very lax drunk driving laws so there are a lot of drunk drivers). He actually speaks English fluently, which is not necessarily the case for some drivers in the Milwaukee airport queue.

I do not wish this fate on him but obviously Checkr doesn't dig too deeply in its background checks.

Hope things turn out better for you soon, bro.

:(

I agree with his assessment of the construction signage too. There was one time when I was west bound on I-94 kind of near Pewaukee and the lanes suddenly shifted left due to construction. Apparently the guy behind me didn't realize that and had to swerve/brake to avoid hitting me. I saw him spinning out into the median in my mirror.
You lost me at Folks? JMO
 
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