There’s been many stories about Uber drivers making the news for negative reasons.
Uber drivers have:
One Uber driver made the news for helping with a drug bust.
Continue reading Uber Driver Gets An Assist In Drug Bust
Around one month back I shared an offer to get . To make the offer even better, some of us can 50% off on Uber rides . get 5X points on Uber rides
It’s amazing that Uber still offers these kinds of promos considering they
, according to Skift. lost $1.5 billion in the third quarter
I recently received another offer from Uber to get 50% off on Uber rides for one week.
Continue reading 50% OFF Uber Rides This Week- Targeted
Uber has been a convenient option to get around for some time now.
The rideshare service offers rides at decent prices. (You can even
.) However, the best benefit from using Uber is the ability to request a ride with a few taps of your cellphone, through their app. earn 5X miles and points for your rides Continue reading 50% Off Your Next 10 Uber Rides- Targeted
Many of us take an extra step before making a purchase by picking up gift cards at office supply stores like Staples to earn 5X miles and points.
Since the Chase Ink card earns 5X points at office supply stores, I purchase gift cards for gas (Shell & BP), Amazon.com and Whole Foods. There are also a few other gift cards that I purchase from time to time.
Continue reading Earn 5X Miles and Points For Your Uber Rides
Uber is a great way to hail a ride from your mobile device. Kim, Lucas and I have used the app in various countries (as long as we have a WiFi connection).
There’s one country where Uber doesn’t operate- Iran.
CNN writes that,
with Uber locked out of the Iran for the foreseeable future due to U.S. sanctions, a startup called Snapp is looking to be a big player among ride-hailing apps. Continue reading Did You Know That There’s An Iranian Version of Uber?
A woman needed a ride to her NYC apartment so she did what most people these days do- ordered up an Uber.
When she fell asleep during the ride, the Uber driver took her back to his apartment and raped her, according to Gothamist.
Continue reading Woman Falls Asleep in Car, Raped by Uber Driver
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Four Seattle Mariners minor league players didn’t want to wake up early for their team’s road trip to New Mexico. Rather than get up at 3:00am, they planned to catch a flight with American Airlines.
When the flight didn’t work out, they decided to take an extremely pricey Uber ride to meet up with their team.
Continue reading Baseball Players Take $683 Uber Ride To Game
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