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Uber now allows new drivers to retroactively apply an invite code to earn sign-on bonus. If you are a new Uber driver but did not use a referral code during the initial sign-up, you can now add an invite code...
Ridesharing services, such as Uber and Lyft, are becoming more popular each and every year. But one has to wonder – What makes ridesharing different?  What are the benefits that come from this type of service? Here are a few...
In speaking with fellow rideshare drivers, we often hear success stories being shared. Most of the stories are about other drivers making a great deal of money in a short time. But it seemed no one has ever shared how it was done. Whether...
If you’ve been to San Francisco, you know how difficult it is to drive in the city. Grid locks everywhere, no left turns everywhere…okay, a bit exaggeration, but you know what I mean. Parking, another headache — parking AND no parking signs...
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 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...
Uber now has a dedicated pickup and dropoff location at Shoreline Amphitheater. This will make it easier to find riders after events.   The pickup and dropoff zone is located in the parking lot closest to the theater on the southeast side,...
For Riders Uber allows riders to cancel a trip request without charge for up to 5 minutes after your initial request. After the 5 minutes passed, the rider is charged a $5 fee to compensate the driver for his or her...
Picking up and dropping off passengers is allowed at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). In order to do so, the driver must display an Uber placard and the TNC permit obtained from Uber, which allows Uber drivers to pick up and drop...
Uber just announced a regional fare cut – on July 31, UberX fares for the South Bay and East Bay will be reduced by 15%, while San Francisco’s fares remain unchanged. What does this mean for the drivers and riders? As...