Driving a taxi can be a very dangerous job. For that reason, most taxis have a plexiglass partition between the front and back seat.
If you look at most taxis, they also usually have a small video camera near the rear-view mirror. I assume that they record the rides now but I’m pretty sure they used to just take still images every few seconds (or something like that).
I came across a really sad story about an Uber driver killed by his teen passenger. Continue reading Just Awful, Teen Kills Uber Driver
Uber has been a good option for getting a ride with just a few clicks from your smartphone. Besides making it much easier to request a ride, the prices seem to be cheaper than other options.
From time to time, Uber sends promos where you can save even more during your rides. Continue reading Save 25% on Uber, Up To 10 Rides for a Limited Time
Uber changed the game in a big way for those who are looking for a potentially better option than a traditional taxi.
The company offers competitive prices but has had some trouble recently. For instance, an executive stepped down due to sexual contact with an employee. CEO Travis Kalanick was also caught on camera verbally abusing a driver.
So how did one passenger get a lifetime ban? Continue reading Woman Deservedly Receives Lifetime Ban from Uber
Uber’s has had a tough go in the news recently.
CEO Travis Kalanick was caught on camera having a verbal fight with a driver. He’s since apologized. Uber’s also been investigating sexual harassment claims by a former employee.
Now an Uber exec has resigned due to sexual contact with another employee. Continue reading Uber Exec Steps Down Due to Sexual Contact with Employee
Uber has proven to be a good way to catch a ride quickly while also saving some money thanks to competitive pricing as well as some fun and creative promotions.
Uber offered free rides from select airports a couple of months back which could’ve saved you up to $130. There’s also been $5 uberPOOL rides in NYC. Continue reading 25% Off 10 Uber Rides- Targeted
Ride-share services like Uber and Lyft have gotten extremely popular over the past few years. They can even be considered essential to travel plans.
With the increase in popularity, these services face a lot of competition. I assume that due to this, promo offers for free or discounted rides come around quite often. Continue reading Up To $100 Off Lyft Rides- Targeted
When in need of a ride, Uber has become the go-to choice for many people.
At first I had a hard time seeing the value of the Uber App. This could partially be due to having a negative experience. After testing it out some more, I finally saw the value.
I recently updated the Uber App on my iPhone and soon after, I received an interesting e-mail letting me know how to get the most out of the new app. Continue reading Some Updates to the New Uber App
In mid-November there was an offer sent out to get free Uber Rides from various airports.
The offer was a holiday gift from American Express good for up to two rides, up to $65 each. When the offer was sent out, I had a hard time adding it to my Uber account but it got worked out. Continue reading Reminder: Free Uber Rides from Airports, Up To $65 Each
Uber has proven to be quite a popular and useful service, thanks in part to some awesome promos. (Have any of you taken advantage of the free airport ride offer?)
I’ve only used Uber for shorter rides with our longest trips being… home from the airport a few times.
Have you ever wondered what the longest Uber ride has been? Continue reading The Longest Uber Ride Ever!
Uber and other ride sharing services have become an increasingly useful and convenient way to get around.
With the big holiday shopping season coming up wouldn’t it be easy to give the gift of an Uber gift card? Continue reading Give An Uber Gift Card