This Week: Lyft Gives Banned Drivers Another Chance? And More

This week in rideshare news: Lyft may give banned drivers a second chance, Uber driver gives passenger’s baby a shopping spree, Zum focuses on providing rideshare for schools, Lyft & Carvana wants riders to ditch their cars, and Lyft offers free rides for job seekers. Hey, what’s up? It’s Cecily. It’s been an exciting week in rideshare news, so let’s get to it. Lyft May Give Banned Drivers A Second Chance!? Did Lyft ban your account? Well, some drivers may be receiving a second chance. Lyft has just announced that they’ve imposed a new protocol to determine if drivers are a threat to passengers. That’s nice. Deactivated drivers will now have the chance to ask for a review based on new standards. And in the past, issues of deactivation were settled by a black-and-white decision structure. Now Lyft’s new structure will call for human interaction.…

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Harry Campbell on ABC’s 20/20 Talking About Uber Driver Shooting Spree

A few months back, I had the opportunity to go on ABC’s 20/20 to talk about a shooting spree by an Uber driver that happened a few years ago. It was a great chance to help to explain to a broader audience how the driver app works, and what it’s like to be a driver.…

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Uber Eats Delivery Tutorial (Step by Step)

Uber regularly makes changes to the driver apps, and the Uber Eats delivery experience for drivers is no exception. Elijah, contributor at The Rideshare Guy, will show us changes to the signup and delivery process. Take a look at his tutorial video, and scroll to the video transcript to read the points he covers in…

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4 Reasons to Go Outside of Your Comfort Zone

Uber recently did some research and said that over half the drivers aim to start a new business within the next five years. In this video and article, we’re going to look at what’s required in order to actually do that. How do you get out of your comfort zone? At the end of the…

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The New DoorDash Pay Model: Are Dashers Being Paid Less?

You may have heard news stories accusing DoorDash of taking tips from drivers. DoorDash responded to the criticism and released a new pay model that guarantees that all tip money goes to the driver. But as you might imagine, not everyone is happy. Jonathan from Gig Sharks recorded a solid video covering the new model, and how…

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