Here Are 9 Takeaways You Need to Know From the Parrot Report on Rideshare Driving

This post was originally published on this siteHave you heard about the Parrott Report on rideshare driving and earnings? Most likely you have not, but it’s an important (albeit dense) report on the rideshare industry. Senior RSG contributor John Ince summarizes the report and explains its implications for drivers below. Outside of academic circles and the chambers … Read moreHere Are 9 Takeaways You Need to Know From the Parrot Report on Rideshare Driving

Fair App Review – How I Got a $305 Fair Car Rental Bonus

This post was originally published on this siteIn our second Fair app review, senior RSG contributor Jay Cradeur shares the process of what it’s like driving with a Fair rental car for Uber. Here’s Jay’s first review of Fair. And in case you missed it, here is what it’s like to request, rent and begin … Read moreFair App Review – How I Got a $305 Fair Car Rental Bonus

I Rented A Car Through The New Fair Rental Program For Uber Drivers – Here’s What Happened

This post was originally published on this siteIf you’re thinking of driving for Uber, but don’t want to put miles on your own car, you might be thinking of renting a car. Senior RSG contributor Jay Cradeur was in the same position recently and covers what the new Fair rental program for Uber drivers is … Read moreI Rented A Car Through The New Fair Rental Program For Uber Drivers – Here’s What Happened

Mileage Tracker Review – 8 BEST Free Apps To Track Your Miles

This post was originally published on this siteMaximizing your deductions at tax time will save you a ton of money, but in order to do that, you’ll need the best mileage tracking app. We tried all of the top mileage tracking apps, and here are our favorites! Don’t feel like reading the whole list? Our … Read moreMileage Tracker Review – 8 BEST Free Apps To Track Your Miles

Who Stands to Get Rich From the Uber IPO? Hint: Not Drivers

This post was originally published on this siteIn this weekly roundup, it’s all about the money: who’s got it, where it’s going, and who’s not getting much of it. Senior RSG contributor John Ince outlines all the money issues (and another lawsuit) involving Uber and Lyft’s IPO announcements. To Uber, I’m a driver but not … Read moreWho Stands to Get Rich From the Uber IPO? Hint: Not Drivers

Cops Arresting Chargers for Hoarding and Stealing E-Scooters

This post was originally published on this siteJust last month a former Bird charger in Phoenix was arrested for stealing 11 Bird scooters.  Sounds like his scheme was to report the scooters as missing and then repurpose them for personal use. Don’t be like this guy Brendan Gonzalez Gomez Photo by: MCSO Don’t Steal, Kids … Read moreCops Arresting Chargers for Hoarding and Stealing E-Scooters

LA City Council is Looking to Ban Digital Rooftop Advertising

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s been a rough few weeks for rideshare drivers in the LA area due to Uber’s recent rate cuts where they slashed the per mile rate by 25%. As a result, we’ve seen a number of large protests in the LA area and around the country. But apparently, some … Read moreLA City Council is Looking to Ban Digital Rooftop Advertising

RSG093: Why Lyft COO Jon McNeill is All About The Drivers!

This post was originally published on this siteLyft has always had the reputation for being a more driver-friendly service, but what have they done lately to keep that goodwill from drivers? In this episode, I speak with Lyft’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) Jon McNeill about investments the company is making to improve things for drivers … Read moreRSG093: Why Lyft COO Jon McNeill is All About The Drivers!

Uber Driver Bonus – Claim The Biggest Uber Sign Up Bonus Here

This post was originally published on this siteClick here to sign up to drive for Uber and get your sign up bonus Uber New Driver Bonus One of the nice things about working for rideshare companies is that they typically offer a very good incentive to start, such as the Uber new driver bonus or … Read moreUber Driver Bonus – Claim The Biggest Uber Sign Up Bonus Here

Uber Announces Its Own Driver Appreciation Bonuses Pre IPO

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s official – Uber has announced it is filing for an IPO soon. What does this all mean for drivers? In some cases, it could be very good news. Senior RSG contributor Jay Cradeur shares what Uber’s IPO announcement means for drivers below. Last month, Lyft announced their driver … Read moreUber Announces Its Own Driver Appreciation Bonuses Pre IPO

331 Rides in 1 Week: See How This Las Vegas Lyft Driver Broke His Own Driving Record!

This post was originally published on this siteThe last time we put out a call for record-breaking rides (and earnings), you delivered! James E. shared that he regularly does 130 rides a week, a number we found astonishing (and no else broke!). However, on a recent call for record-breaking rides on our Facebook page, we … Read more331 Rides in 1 Week: See How This Las Vegas Lyft Driver Broke His Own Driving Record!

RSG092: Jarrett Walker Tells Us Why Uber and Lyft are Hurting Public Transportation

This post was originally published on this siteIf you ask Uber and Lyft about all the benefits they provide to cities, you might think that they’re the next best thing since sliced bread. While there’s no doubt Uber and Lyft have revolutionized the way people get around cities, are they doing more harm than good? … Read moreRSG092: Jarrett Walker Tells Us Why Uber and Lyft are Hurting Public Transportation

7 Worst Parts of Being an Uber Driver

This post was originally published on this siteFor many Uber/Lyft drivers, rideshare driving is great: flexible schedules, earning money on your own time. However, sometimes rideshare driving isn’t all what it’s cracked up to be. Senior RSG contributor Jay Cradeur outlines the brutal truth behind why being a rideshare driver sometimes sucks. I don’t know if it … Read more7 Worst Parts of Being an Uber Driver

Uber Didn’t Give This Driver a Sign Up Bonus – Now He’s Suing

This post was originally published on this siteWhat would you do if you didn’t get a promised sign up bonus? That’s a question one Uber driver was faced with recently, and what he found in pursuing his bonus might surprise you. RSG contributor Paula Gibbins shares this reader’s story of pursuing his sign up bonus. Recently, … Read moreUber Didn’t Give This Driver a Sign Up Bonus – Now He’s Suing

I Haven’t Gotten My Tax Docs from Uber Yet, What Now?

This post was originally published on this siteThe April 15 tax deadline is almost here, and by now you should have received tax documents from any sources of income you had in 2018. But what if you never received anything from Uber or Lyft, or you can’t access your documents? RSG contributor Paula Gibbins covers what to … Read moreI Haven’t Gotten My Tax Docs from Uber Yet, What Now?

RSG091: Nick Abouzeid on the State of the Scooter Industry in 2019

This post was originally published on this site2018 was the year of the scooter. Here at RSG, one of our top posts was about how to be a Charger, and three of our top five videos on the YouTube channel were about scooters. Today, we’re going to get an update from someone who knows a … Read moreRSG091: Nick Abouzeid on the State of the Scooter Industry in 2019

My Driving Strategy for Beating Uber’s New Flat Rate Surge

This post was originally published on this siteRecently, Uber and Lyft made changes in some cities to how surge is calculated and paid out. Many of you emailed RSG, wondering if these new changes were good for drivers or not. Senior RSG contributor Will Preston investigated the new surge rates and compared them to old … Read moreMy Driving Strategy for Beating Uber’s New Flat Rate Surge

Lyft Goes Live and New Services for Drivers

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s official: Lyft went public this week! Senior RSG contributor John Ince covers Lyft’s IPO, plus the driver strike and new Lyft services for drivers. Lyft soars 21% in its historic trading debut — and is now valued at $29 billion [Business Insider] Sum and Substance: Lyft, the … Read moreLyft Goes Live and New Services for Drivers

Rideshare Insurance – Best Options for Uber & Lyft (By State)

This post was originally published on this siteBest Car Insurance Options for Uber Drivers and Lyft Drivers If you’re looking for rideshare insurance, we’ve made it easy to learn about the options in your state on the page below. There are still a few states that don’t have rideshare friendly options, but we keep this … Read moreRideshare Insurance – Best Options for Uber & Lyft (By State)