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That's right. The material is called part time. Lol.
It's not an excuse to the real man, Doggie.
Take a day off (actually a sick day more suitable) on Friday and go for 100 trips. You could make 1600-1800$ on weekend. Do it twice per a month and Uber monthly earnings will exceed a pizza piece you get from an employer for 180 hours service.
Only then, Doggy, i can judge about a material you made of...
 

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It's not an excuse to the real man, Doggie.
Take a day off (actually a sick day more suitable) on Friday and go for 100 trips. You could make 1600-1800$ on weekend. Do it twice per a month and Uber monthly earnings will exceed a pizza piece you get from an employer for 180 hours service.
Only then, Doggy, i can judge about a material you made of...
This pep talk makes me miss Uber lol. Milk that cow!!!.

‘btw are all of you getting these quests?
 

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This pep talk makes me miss Uber lol. Milk that cow!!!.

‘btw are all of you getting these quests?
Don't worry. You will get plenty of them.
But I would recommend to get first a training certificate. Not from a driving school.., from my Uber classes.
I am just kidding! You know about ridesharing everything. You have more than 21K tr..., oh, sorry, posts!
Back to be serious.
Nowadays Uber distributes quests to any driver regardless his color: blue, gold or diamond. I think drivers with low points get even more generous offers. It's save. They wouldn't take it. But it is wise as advertising...
 

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Don't worry. You will get plenty of them.
But I would recommend to get first a training certificate. Not from a driving school.., from my Uber classes.
I am just kidding! You know about ridesharing everything. You have more than 21K tr..., oh, sorry, posts!
Back to be serious.
Nowadays Uber distributes quests to any driver regardless his color: blue, gold or diamond. I think drivers with low points get even more generous offers. It's save. They wouldn't take it. But it is wise as advertising...
Lol, I wish I got a nickel for every post lol.
I do come to Toronto every now and then, but no ubering in cards for now. Assuming recession doesn’t bite hard, Should be busy with all the Christmas parties in December this year.
 

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You would do far better for bringing LYFT/UBER in line if you could get people NOT to drive for them.
#LetTheMarketPunishThem
Yes and no. They seem intent to die by their own sword. When brought around as a legal issue for both consumer and IC, they will be forced to face their legal house of cards. With the constant churning through of new drivers chasing their guarantee, it becomes anti-consumer and anti-driver as both companies seem content to let ridership and driver saturation decline in favor of them stealing as much of the fare as possible for their quarterly reports. They will continue to do this until they are forced to deal with a legal reckoning.
 

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You would do far better for bringing LYFT/UBER in line if you could get people NOT to drive for them.
#LetTheMarketPunishThem
Yep. Imagine how fast they would,raise rates, if everyone just stopped. Don’t even need,rates, just don’t drive unless there’s a constant 5x surge. Ants stop, surge goes up, then ants come out, some will get 5x some won’t. As soon as it drops, all ants stop again. So much potential to play Uber like a fiddle and make big bucks.
 

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Yes and no. They seem intent to die by their own sword. When brought around as a legal issue for both consumer and IC, they will be forced to face their legal house of cards. With the constant churning through of new drivers chasing their guarantee, it becomes anti-consumer and anti-driver as both companies seem content to let ridership and driver saturation decline in favor of them stealing as much of the fare as possible for their quarterly reports. They will continue to do this until they are forced to deal with a legal reckoning.
I don’t blame them… they’re milking the cow as long as they can. Bubbers do the same. If there’s opportunity knocking, there’s always someone to,open the door.
 

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Yep. Imagine how fast they would,raise rates, if everyone just stopped. Don’t even need,rates, just don’t drive unless there’s a constant 5x surge. Ants stop, surge goes up, then ants come out, some will get 5x some won’t. As soon as it drops, all ants stop again. So much potential to play Uber like a fiddle and make big bucks.
I ain’t got time for that!!!
 

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It's not an excuse to the real man, Doggie.
Take a day off (actually a sick day more suitable) on Friday and go for 100 trips. You could make 1600-1800$ on weekend. Do it twice per a month and Uber monthly earnings will exceed a pizza piece you get from an employer for 180 hours service.
Only then, Doggy, i can judge about a material you made of...
Read this in a Russian accent… 😂
 

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Told ya guys, it’s 3.99 .

To me it’s simple pizza pie math. Pax pays a pizza pie. Uber needs to take it’s chunk to operate, pay off officials, fight stupid lawsuits, petitions etc. Uber shareholders need to take their portion. Dara and his gang takes his pie. The driver needs to pay his expenses form whatever is left for him.

Now, the size of pizza pie is constant…but Everything else increases in price. Operating costs are higher, officials and Lawyers are asking for more money, Dara& friends need more. So who’s slice gets smaller and smaller? Only thing left is driver’s net.

‘No matter what laws you implement, the pizza is not increasing, and therefore how can you have more slices for driver’s net? It’s not possible. Only way is to increase the pizza. But then there won’t be as many pizzas to go around.

You can’t change the pizza economics. Gig economy only works because someone grabs the shitty end of the stick… in this case, it’s the driver. You cannot change that.
I work in management for a trucking company, that's my day job. We have truck owners that driver for us, as well as company drivers that drive a company owned truck. I had one of my owner ops come to me last year and say "I can't work for you anymore". My obvious question to him was why? He said his accountant told him that he was losing money driving his truck. That he should just sell the truck and drive someone else's. So, I sat down with him and we put pencil to paper to see if what his accountant was telling him was true. It wasn't. The accountant, like the analysis here took things into account that should never have been considered. The accountant had assumed too much, instead of an apple's to apple's comparison. My big question to the Owner op was at the end of the year did you have to come out of savings to pay your bills or did the truck supply that and did you save any. The driver on paper only netted $45,000 a year, on $175,000 in income. However, after you took out all the smoke and mirrors you see that the driver actually pocketed $125,000 in cash. There were tax loopholes and some other things that went into the #'s that weren't straight forward. It's the difference between making money on paper and actually making money. At the end of the day, the accountant surmised that the driver would make more than $45,000 driving someone else's truck, with benefits,etc and not have the risk of operating his own equipment, getting benefits, etc. At the end of the day, the owner op saw the difference between paper and reality and he's still driving a truck he owns and reaping all of the benefits of that.

This analysis is similar to the accountants. It's taking information that it thinks is relevant, but isn't. It assumes that the driver wants or needs benefits...and then assumes what those benefits would cost. They are also considering unemployment insurance cost, reimbursement of driving expenses (in your car), paid leave, health insurance, vacation pay, workers comp, etc. It's a rigged study, they got the outcome they intended to get.

First, a taxi driver in today's world driving someone else's car is going to make $15/hr + tips at best and is not going to have any benefits or if they do, they'll have to pay for most of the cost themselves. The average Uber driver should make about $25 to $30/hr after fuel cost. If you're not, then you're in a bad market or doing something wrong. I clear over $30/hr after operation cost. Most people use a car they would have anyway. Most car insurances don't charge anything extra for a gig job, or if they do it's just a few dollars more. The fact of the matter is, we are WAY better off being IC's than we would being an employee for someone else. There are tradeoff's everywhere and anyone that didn't research before they got into this, did themselves a serious disservice.
 

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That’s the thing… based on this forum, you are the only one who seems to be achieving the promos. So is it really available to every driver? And is there enough pizzas for each driver to complete the promos? Or are the simply a carrot?

@mikees3 wouldn’t have to drive 140km/h and complain that Uber is poverty is he also could get the promo.

‘There is only so many rides available each week. So if promo says do 500 rides in a week. And there is only 5000 rides available, but you got 10,000 drivers. How many will get the promo? And out of the ones who get it, it will be impossible for every one to complete…. Hence 3.99 .

you gotta understand when I say 3.99, I don’t mean every single driver, every single time. I drove Uber, I. Never made 3.99 cuz the minute it dropped below 15 I was home. When I say 3.99, it means unless you are selective (meaning time, promos, surges etc)…. On long enough timeline, averages into all the drivers it will be 3.99 .

The scary part is, that if you make say 25/hr, then that means so many must make much less than 3.99 to bring the average to 3.99 .
Being part time, I've never made it. I have come super close, but I only work 2 days a week. If I worked 3 days, I would get it every week. I get about 20 to 30 trips each day I work, depending on the number of hours I work. 10 hours is 30 trips, 8 hours is 22 to 24 trips
 

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I work in management for a trucking company, that's my day job. We have truck owners that driver for us, as well as company drivers that drive a company owned truck. I had one of my owner ops come to me last year and say "I can't work for you anymore". My obvious question to him was why? He said his accountant told him that he was losing money driving his truck. That he should just sell the truck and drive someone else's. So, I sat down with him and we put pencil to paper to see if what his accountant was telling him was true. It wasn't. The accountant, like the analysis here took things into account that should never have been considered. The accountant had assumed too much, instead of an apple's to apple's comparison. My big question to the Owner op was at the end of the year did you have to come out of savings to pay your bills or did the truck supply that and did you save any. The driver on paper only netted $45,000 a year, on $175,000 in income. However, after you took out all the smoke and mirrors you see that the driver actually pocketed $125,000 in cash. There were tax loopholes and some other things that went into the #'s that weren't straight forward. It's the difference between making money on paper and actually making money. At the end of the day, the accountant surmised that the driver would make more than $45,000 driving someone else's truck, with benefits,etc and not have the risk of operating his own equipment, getting benefits, etc. At the end of the day, the owner op saw the difference between paper and reality and he's still driving a truck he owns and reaping all of the benefits of that.

This analysis is similar to the accountants. It's taking information that it thinks is relevant, but isn't. It assumes that the driver wants or needs benefits...and then assumes what those benefits would cost. They are also considering unemployment insurance cost, reimbursement of driving expenses (in your car), paid leave, health insurance, vacation pay, workers comp, etc. It's a rigged study, they got the outcome they intended to get.

First, a taxi driver in today's world driving someone else's car is going to make $15/hr + tips at best and is not going to have any benefits or if they do, they'll have to pay for most of the cost themselves. The average Uber driver should make about $25 to $30/hr after fuel cost. If you're not, then you're in a bad market or doing something wrong. I clear over $30/hr after operation cost. Most people use a car they would have anyway. Most car insurances don't charge anything extra for a gig job, or if they do it's just a few dollars more. The fact of the matter is, we are WAY better off being IC's than we would being an employee for someone else. There are tradeoff's everywhere and anyone that didn't research before they got into this, did themselves a serious disservice.
This is a lengthy BS.
 

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Don't worry. You will get plenty of them.
But I would recommend to get first a training certificate. Not from a driving school.., from my Uber classes.
I am just kidding! You know about ridesharing everything. You have more than 21K tr..., oh, sorry, posts!
Back to be serious.
Nowadays Uber distributes quests to any driver regardless his color: blue, gold or diamond. I think drivers with low points get even more generous offers. It's save. They wouldn't take it. But it is wise as advertising...
The quests encourage people to work more. That's why the quests are dependent on your area. In my area they start with 50 trips and go up to 70 or 80 and you can get between $125 and $400 per quest depending on the week.
 
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