Can Uber drivers get deactivated for canceling too many rides?

Every once in awhile, you’ll need to cancel a ride. But can drivers get deactivated for canceling too many rides? It’s a confusing topic because Uber’s policy specifically states the drivers can’t get deactivated for low acceptance rates, but they don’t specifically say anything about cancellation rates. Check out my video to see the answer,…

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Should drivers stay in one place or drive around while waiting for pings?

Should drivers stay in one place, or move around? It’s a pretty fundamental strategy question, so I think a quick video will be really helpful. Take a look at the video, then read the transcript below and leave a commment. From taking a lot of rides as an Uber passenger, I’ve noticed that as soon as I…

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Does Uber Run a Background Check on Drivers Every Year?

Uber runs a background check when you first apply to drive. It’s one of the big things that you first have to pass to become a driver. But did you know that a lot of cities are actually requiring that drivers undergo yearly background checks? Check out my video on follow up background checks, read…

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How To Handle An Uber Accident While Rideshare Driving

UPDATE: If you’ve recently gotten into an accident while driving for Uber/Lyft, we recommend speaking with Bryant Greening, an attorney at LegalRideshare – (312) 767-2222.  And you can also head over to our new Uber Accident Lawyer Page to learn more. If you’re looking for rideshare insurance, please check out our Uber and Lyft rideshare insurance marketplace. Getting in an accident while…

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Can You Use an Electric Vehicle to Drive With Lyft or Uber?

I got an email from a reader the other day who drives a 2016 Nissan Leaf. He asked me whether his car would work for Uber or Lyft. Uber and Lyft do allow for electric vehicles as long as they meet the Uber vehicle or car requirements, but is it feasible? Will it logistically work? Check out the video,…

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