Tag: uber

California – 7MHW133

Event: Reckless Event Description: Hi Uber, I wanted to let you know that one of your drivers almost plowed 4 people down in a pedestrian crosswalk this afternoon. The driver was making a high speed right turn from Fell Street onto Market Street, heading west bound. The driver made eye contact with multiple pedestrians currently…

Washington – C91867C

Event: Reckless Event Description: Uber driver passes illegally near an intersection into an oncoming police with sirens blaring. Driver had no hands on the wheel, just 4 finger tips at 6-oclock position. Driver Description: old man with white beard Vehicle Make/Model: Chevrolet /Suburban Event Date/Time: September 13, 2018 19:55:00 pm Location: Washington, United States Original…

MIT study shows how much driving for Uber or Lyft sucks

Natasha Lomas techcrunch.com Ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft are delivering pitiful levels of take-home pay to the hundreds of thousands of US independent contractors providing their own vehicles and driving skills to deliver the core service, according to an MIT CEEPR study examining the economics of the two app platforms. The report catalyses the debate…

Uber to open 24-hour hotline for reporting ‘bad experiences’

Jonathan Prynn standard.co.uk Uber is setting up an “open all hours” telephone hotline for passengers who want to make a complaint after a journey booked through the cab hailing app. The move is part of a new package of reforms in the Silicon Valley giant’s “charm offensive” launched after Transport for London’s shock refusal to…

What happens when you give an Uber driver a bad rating

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mybroadband.co.za The rating you give your Uber driver at the end of every trip has a massive influence on their business. Uber drivers are required to maintain a certain rating and falling below this required score could cause them to be suspended. The rating system works two ways, with drivers also able to rate passengers.…

Uber adds feature in app to rein in bad drivers

indiatimes.com NEW DELHI: In an effort to ensure its drivers follow traffic rules, taxi aggregator Uber has launched a remote monitoring mechanism to keep a constant tab on how they are driving on the road. It has added new safety features in the driver’s mobile app powered, which will help predict and prevent road crashes.…