How Will Uber Change The Driver Rating System? Currently, an Uber passenger has a handful of vehicle options to choose from in most markets. A rider can take an UberX vehicle, or if they need more space, they can go for an UberXL. If it’s a special night out, they can opt for UberSelect […]
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Below are the top U.S. cities to drive for Uber and Lyft. Why are they the top cities? For one thing, most drivers with a few weeks of experience can usually make $20 per hour or more in all of them. And full-time drivers (45-50 hours) can make over $1,000 per week. If you drive […]
Driving around Christmas usually results in decent to good money. This year should be a little better because Christmas falls on a Monday. Overall, business should be steady most of the time this weekend, with some periods of really busy ridership. In most markets, Friday, Saturday, and Christmas Eve will probably be the busiest days […]
A few months ago, both Uber and Lyft began testing a new type of bonus during peak hours. The bonus rewards drivers for giving multiple rides in a row, without going offline, cancelling, or not accepting the ride. Uber calls theirs Consecutive Trip Boosts, while Lyft named theirs Ride Streaks. How Do Uber Consecutive Trip […]
If you’ve driven for Uber or Lyft for any length of time, you may have received a ticket of some sort. It may have been a red light ticket, or a speeding camera ticket. Or, you may have received a ticket for waiting in a bus stop zone. These tickets can be a real pain, […]
Lyft ended 2016 stalled. Although the company narrowed its losses in 2016, it’s market share was stagnant at under 20%. What a difference a year can make! In 2017, Lyft successfully expanded to over a hundred new markets, more than doubled its ridership, and secured a huge investment and strategic partnership with Google. On the […]
Nationally, Uber drivers earn an average of about $15.50 per hour. Lyft drivers earn an average of about $17.50 per hour. Lyft drivers also reported much higher satisfaction levels than Uber drivers. However, these earnings are before expenses like gas and depreciation. Driver expenses vary greatly based on vehicle and driving style. Although the average […]
Tesla’s latest driving mode is an about-turn from its previous options, which were all about squeezing the optimal performance from its cars. The new “chill” setting makes for a “gentler ride,” according to the manufacturer. That sounds like an odd u… Read more…
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