Rideshare Tip #6: Ask riders these 4 questions to boost your ratings and tips

As a driver, I would recommend beginning each trip with a handful of questions in mind. Ask, listen, respond, and you're on your way to higher ratings and tips. 1. Do you have a preference for the route? As I noted in an earlier post, I think Google Maps is your friend and you should [...]

By | 2017-06-24T14:24:45+00:00 June 24th, 2017|Drivers, Gear|0 Comments

Lyft commissions return, Uber hits drivers with device fee

More big changes for drivers of Uber and Lyft: both real-time ridesharing apps are taking more money out of their drivers' pockets. I noticed today that my driver statement from Uber had a $10 weekly device fee, which means that if I don't drive for Uber in a week, I'll actually lose $10.  I'm not [...]

By | 2017-04-15T15:18:29+00:00 August 12th, 2014|Drivers, Lyft, Uber|0 Comments

Uber Denver: “Prices will be reduced by 20% for both riders and drivers”

The price war between UberX and Lyft shows no signs of a cease fire, at least here in Denver. I just received this email from Uber Denver saying it will be cutting prices by 20% for both riders and drivers. Previously, the company was taking 25% off rider fares, but it wasn't touching the driver's [...]

By | 2017-04-15T15:19:00+00:00 August 6th, 2014|Drivers, Uber|0 Comments