As a restaurant owner, you’re always on the lookout for ways to reach new customers. Listing your restaurant on food delivery service apps like DoorDash can help you expand to new areas. But it also allows you to improve the customer experience by offering convenient ways for people in the area to get your food […]
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Does Lyft Lease Cars To Its Drivers? It does, through Avis, Hertz and Flexdrive. Known as the Lyft Express Drive Program, it provides Lyft drivers with rental vehicles on a week-to-week basis. Priced at around $200 a week (prices may vary by market), the Express Drive Program also covers insurance, unlimited miles, and routine vehicle […]
Lyft may not have quite the market penetration of Uber yet, but it’s getting there. And plenty of Uber drivers are choosing to try out Lyft, reasoning that it’s better to have two income sources. Maybe you’re considering joining them, or maybe you’re completely new to the platform Either way, you’ve probably got questions – […]
Lyft Offers More Details On Lyft Pitch – Washington D.C. Lyft recently launched a ‘Shark Tank’ style competition for drivers who have a business idea. The competition will offer over $30,000 prizes, as well as mentorship from successful professionals. Lyft was kind enough to make Kate Glantz, Lyft’s Regional Marketing Manager for the Mid-Atlantic region, […]
This Week In On Demand – October 5, 2018 Welcome to the first edition of This Week In On Demand, Rideshare Central’s roundup of the biggest news stories from the sharing economy. Every Friday, we’ll be recapping key new investments, company partnerships, new hires, and major app updates. This week, we’ve got IPO news, some […]
Lyft Driver Promo Code – Get Your Lyft Driver Bonus Last updated: Lyft has exploded in popularity over the past year, adding millions of new passengers. However, this means Lyft desperately needs drivers. Use a Lyft driver promo code when you sign up, and you could get a Lyft driver bonus of up to $800, […]
Lyft And Self-Driving Cars: What’s It Mean For Drivers? You’ve probably heard about autonomous vehicles, or self-driving cars. If you drive rideshare, you may be wondering how self-driving cars will affect you. Lyft COO Jon McNeil and Lyft Head of Driver Relations Laura Copeland recently posted a video addressing some driver questions on the topic. Here […]
Uber Select: Your Complete Driver Guide To accommodate a growing market, rideshare companies like Uber have expanded their offerings. Now, riders get to choose from a variety of categories, from basic to high-end. One of the ride tiers that benefits passengers and drivers alike is Uber Select. If you’re interested in becoming an Uber Select driver, […]
Uber Eats Driver Guide: Sign Up To Be An Uber Delivery Driver Uber is no longer just a rideshare service. In August 2014, the rideshare giant launched a food delivery service to compete with Postmates. It was first called Uber Fresh, and then quickly rebranded UberEats. I was an original Uber Eats driver for the […]
4 Smart Alternatives to Drinking and Driving This post is brought to you by Tait & Hall. As you know, drinking alcohol and driving is never a good combination; a DUI is not something you want on your record. If you haven’t already used the popular service, Uber has recently experienced a boom in the […]
How To Test Drive A Vehicle For Lyft Or Uber You should test drive any vehicle you’re interested in buying. This is especially true if you’re going to be driving Lyft or Uber. Only by using the car, albeit briefly, can you accurately judge whether it is appropriate for your needs and offers good value […]
Lyft Car Requirements For Every U.S. Market If you’re thinking of driving for Lyft, but want to know what the Lyft vehicle requirements are, you’ve come to the right place. A little further down on this page you’ll find the current (and most up to date) Lyft car requirements for every U.S. market and state. When […]
Both passengers and drivers alike want the simplest way to contact Uber support for assistance, but the task isn’t as straightforward as you’d imagine. The rideshare company has utilized a variety of techniques and contact platforms over the years, including direct email and click-to-chat, but only a few options remain. Continue reading to figure out which […]
Rideshare Insurance Florida: Where To Get Lyft & Uber Insurance In The Sunshine State Return To The Main Rideshare Insurance Page Florida is one of the largest rideshare markets in the country. Major Uber and Lyft hotspots include Miami, Jacksonville, Tampa, Daytona Beach, Orlando, and St. Petersburg. While it seems like Lyft and Uber have […]
Uber & Lyft are the new taxi. Both have become the faces of the booming rideshare industry, and with that claim to fame comes the tricky work of making a semi-freelance business work for everyone involved – up to and including the people who decide to work there on a sudden whim. I myself began […]
While working as an Uber or Lyft driver, chances are that most of your passengers won’t give you any trouble. The average passenger will strike up casual conversation with you or entertain themselves while you drive them to their destination. Unfortunately, like any customer service job, you may encounter the occasional unexpected upstart that could […]
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