Immediately after the announcement of Uber reaching a settlement in two high-profile class action lawsuits, an Uber driver from San Jose, CA puts up a sign in his car. It reads, “Thank you for riding with me today! Tips are...
On Thursday last week, Uber has reached a settlement in two high-profile class-action lawsuits California and Massachusetts. The two lawsuits claimed that drivers in those states should be classified as Uber employees, not as independent contractors. The proposed settlement, yet to...
Uber has once again increased its bonus offer for new drivers! The new cash bonus is up to $1000!! Although Uber has not indicated when this offer might expire, we know for sure, like all previous offers, this is a...
4/8/2016 Update: The $750 bonus offer has been extended indefinitely. Click on the sign-up button below to see the current bonus amount. Original Post – 3/22/2016: Until the end of March 2016, all new drivers who sign up to drive...
Happy New Year! This is my first post for 2016! 2015 was a great year for me. I signed up to drive with Uber in June. The sign-up process was incredibly easy. After applying online, I uploaded the required documents, got my...
Uber has signed an agreement with San Jose International Airport (SJC). Beginning today, December 18 at 12pm, Uber drivers are allowed to pick up and drop off riders at SJC. Previously only drop-offs are allowed at SJC. Now following SFO...
Uber has just increased the sign-up bonus to $600 for the month of November!! Although the bonus amount can vary from city to city, it’s been confirmed that new drivers in big cities like San Francisco now receive $600 in...
Uber announced last week that uberPOOL has added one more separate pickup to the service, now accepting three pickups. They are hoping that this arrangement would fill the empty seats in the driver’s car with paying riders and make the trip more efficient. What...
Salesforce’s biggest event of the year, Dreamforce 2015, kicked off today in San Francisco and will last through September 18th.  It is taking place at multiple venues throughout downtown San Francisco, including the Moscone Center, Marriott Marquis, InterContinental, the Palace Hotel, Hilton...
Uber advertises that uberX drivers can make up to $28/hour in fares. (After 25% Uber commission, the hourly rate is $21/hour.) It sounds good. But how much do uber drivers really make in the San Francisco Bay Area? I have been driving uberX...