if legislators and regulators get their way, Uber may have to start allowing riders to tip their Uber driver through the app in California and New York City. In California, Assembly Bill 1099, would force companies that accept payments by credit card, to allow their users to tip using a credit card. In New York, the taxi regulator plans to implement rules forcing Uber to allow in-app tipping by this July.
Sherif Marakby, Uber’s vice president of global vehicle programs, leaves after a year. Mr. Marakby was a key player in Uber’s autonomous vehicle program. He had worked at Ford, a leader in autonomous vehicle technology, for 13 years before coming to Uber last year.
Driving for Lyft or Uber and wish you could compare rideshare insurance policies? Well, a new tool is now available for drivers to do just that. Coverhound, the auto insurance comparison shopping site, has launched a rideshare portal.
I often get asked the question, “How much do Lyft drivers make?” Nationally, the average is around $15-$20 per hour, before expenses. However, there is a lot of variation from city to city. Drivers in New York and San Francisco earn more. Drivers in Houston earn less. That’s not all. Even within a city, there’s a lot of variability.
Looking for your Lyft first free ride code? Then, you’ve come to the right place. For up to $20 in free rides on Lyft, keep reading. Lyft First Free Ride Code As of 2018, Lyft is limiting their bonus codes to a maximum of $5 per ride. So, even if you find a $100 Lyft […]
Saw this, made me laugh. Uber corporate’s Sense of Humor (April’s fool day 2017)
Well, this case is not going well for Uber so far, but it’s early. To recap, Anthony Levandowski, Uber’s head of self-driving cars, used to be Google’s head of self-driving cars. Google says he stole 14,000 documents, started his own company, and sold it to Uber. Also, it’s possible Uber may have colluded with Mr. […]
Should I buy a rideshare insurance policy? If you drive for Uber or Lyft, you should strongly consider buying a rideshare insurance policy. Your personal auto insurance is unlikely to cover any accident related expenses while you are driving for Lyft or Uber. In fact, many insurance companies will cancel your policy if they find […]
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