Uber sent me a ride request yesterday afternoon. When I arrived at the passenger’s location, a woman walked out of the house carrying a baby in a basket-style baby carrier. It did not look like an approved child safety seat. I didn’t see how it could be strapped into with a seatbelt. I didn’t see […]Continue Reading
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I had an unpleasant experience Monday while driving for Uber. It involved Maryland’s child safety seat law and Uber’s refusal to support it.Continue Reading
I thought that when you drove for Uber or Lyft, you were exempt from the law requiring young children to be in a child safety seat. Taxis are exempt from the Maryland child safety seat law. I was under the assumption that Maryland considered rideshare drivers to be like taxi drivers.Continue Reading
Once a week Lyft emails its drivers a feedback summary. It supposedly shows how we did for the week and if there are any areas we can improve. It includes our up-to-date Lyft driver feedback score. That is, it’s up-to-date at the time the email was sent.Continue Reading
Uber is rolling out new perks for folks choosing Uber Black and Uber Black SUV when they decide to ride in a stranger’s car.Continue Reading
One of the things Rideshare Drivers United, a self-appointed anonymous group claiming to represent all rideshare drivers, is demanding people driving for Uber and Lyft make a minimum of $27.86 per hour. That’s what rideshare drivers make in New York City. The city put rules in place on Uber and Lyft and a driver minimum […]Continue Reading