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What is IVEE, and Why Could It Make Your Uber Ride More Fun?
IVEE is a tablet that includes various tech and features for rideshare users including games, relaxation guides, music, and more.
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Jerry
Apr 26, 2022
3 Best Cars for Uber and Lyft Drivers
You’ll want to consider repair costs, fuel economy, and other factors when choosing a car for rideshare driving. The Toyota Camry, Kia Soul, and Toyota Prius can be great options.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Move Over Uber, the Rideshare Industry Has a New Kid in Town
A new rideshare app called the Driver’s Cooperative has launched in NYC. How will the new company do against Uber and Lyft?
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Woven Planet Buys Lyft's Self-Driving Car Unit for $550 Million
Woven Planet, a company owned by Toyota, has just purchased Lyft’s self-driving car unit for $550 million. This might signal that the rideshare company is giving up on their goal of self-driving rideshare vehicles.
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Jerry
Apr 25, 2022
Rideshare Insurance Isn't the Only Way to Protect Yourself While Driving for Uber or Lyft
Rideshare drivers must own a commercial insurance policy, optionally provided by the rideshare company. Carriers are also evolving to offer policies that cover standard and rideshare insurance.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How to Work For a Rideshare Company: Driving For Lyft or Uber
Becoming a successful rideshare driver involves choosing the right company and the right car insurance, as well as knowing how to drive safely. Read this guide to learn how.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Lyft Gives up On Driverless Car Dreams
As the hope for self-driving cars in the immediate future becomes more unrealistic, Lyft sells their autonomous vehicle division to Toyota.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Driver Shortages Continue to Impact Lyft and Uber
Uber and Lyft are still facing driver shortages. The new COVID-19 Delta variant might continue to slow recovery for ride-hailing companies.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022

All Questions on Lyft

Does driving for Lyft void a warranty?
I bought a new car about three years ago. I want to pay it off early so I can build my credit to buy a house. To earn some extra cash, I was thinking about driving for Lyft. My only problem is that I still have two years left on my warranty, and I don’t want to mess that up. Will driving for Lyft void my car’s warranty?
Eric Schad
Mar 16, 2022
How do you find your photocard driving license issue number?
I just got a new gig as a delivery driver, but my employer needs more license information before I can hit the road. Where can I find my photocard driver’s license issue number?
Max Werner
Jan 21, 2022
Does driving for Lyft increase insurance?
After reading that Lyft takes a smaller cut of your earnings than Uber, I decided to sign up for a weekend gig. I’m aware that I have to pay my own taxes, gas, and maintenance. I’m just not sure what happens with insurance. Will driving for Lyft increase my insurance?
Eric Schad
Mar 16, 2022
Does Driving for Uber Void My Vehicle’s Warranty?
I’m debating signing up to drive for Uber or another rideshare service for some extra money. But I’ve heard that using your car for rideshare work is commercial work, and that voids your warranty. Is it true that driving for Uber can void your vehicle’s warranty?
Michelle Ballestrasse
Jan 21, 2022
How old can my car be for Lyft?
I want to earn some extra cash driving for Lyft, but I'm worried my car might not qualify. What's the oldest car I can use to drive for Lyft?
Liz Jenson
Nov 18, 2021
Do I need to inform Progressive that I'm now a Lyft driver?
What happens if I don't tell my insurance company I am a rideshare driver? Lyft asked for me to provide my insurance, but I haven't contacted Progressive directly.
Sophie Newman
Jul 21, 2021
Does driving for Lyft affect insurance?
I want to do some rideshare driving to start a college fund for my daughter. After some research, I found that Lyft only takes a 20% cut compared to Uber’s 25%, so I’m going to drive for Lyft. The only thing I’m worried about is my car insurance. Will driving for Lyft affect my insurance rates?
Eric Schad
Mar 16, 2022
Can someone else ride with me while driving for Lyft?
I get pretty bored in between rides while are no passengers to talk to. I was thinking about inviting my husband to join me for the workday. Can someone else ride with me while I drive for Lyft?
Drew Waterstreet
Mar 29, 2022
What driving app makes the most money?
I want to start driving for a company like Uber or Lyft, but I want to make sure that I’m making the most money possible. Which driving app should I pick to get the most money?
Liz Jenson
Mar 10, 2022
What are some ways that I can make money driving?
Is there a way for me to make money by driving? I love to drive and find it really relaxing, but gas prices are really high right now so I can’t justify just driving for fun. Is there a way that I could turn my love of driving into a job?
Liz Jenson
Apr 01, 2022
How hard is it to buy a car as a Lyft driver?
I’m a Lyft driver and have been using Lyft’s Express Drive program to rent a vehicle, but I feel like if I can afford to rent a car every week, I can buy my own car with no problem. How hard is it to buy a car?
Jack Walsh
Nov 10, 2021
How can I get a car loan as a Lyft driver?
I'm a Lyft driver full-time. I was in a not-at-fault accident and totaled my car. I need a new vehicle, but when I tell a lender I'm a Lyft driver for a living, I'm denied financing. How can I get a car loan as a Lyft driver?
Eric Schad
Aug 18, 2021
How do you clean a car’s interior door handles?
I drive for Lyft on the weekends to make some extra money. While my car stays relatively clean, the door handles always seem to be dirty. How do you clean a car’s interior door handles?
Jack Walsh
Nov 11, 2021
How do I check my Lyft driving time?
How do I check my Lyft driving time on the app? I can’t find the feature but it has to exist somewhere, right? I want to be able to see the time when I take breaks so that I can plan them without getting locked out.
Liz Jenson
Feb 07, 2022
Is driving for Lyft Lux worth it?
I have a brand new BMW and am looking for some extra side income, so I’m considering driving for Lyft. Since my car is nice, I think it’ll qualify as a luxury vehicle. Can drivers make decent money driving for Lyft Lux?
Olivia Rose
Jan 27, 2022
How long does it take to start driving Lyft?
I just bought a new car and I want to offset some of the cost of the monthly payment by driving for Lyft. I’d like to get started ASAP, but I know I have to wait for a background check. How long will it take to start driving for Lyft?
Eric Schad
Mar 10, 2022
How old can your car be in order to work for Lyft?
I want to start driving for Lyft as a way to make some extra cash, but I'm worried my car might be too old. How old can my car be if I want to work for Lyft?
Liz Jenson
Nov 17, 2021
How should you dress when driving for Uber?
I’ve recently started driving for Uber to make a little extra money. Though I keep my car clean, I don’t know what to do with myself. Is there a dress code for Uber drivers?
Holden Easterbrook
Jan 24, 2022
Which of the following is true about drinking and driving—can I or can’t I drive with a BAC of .08?
I’m planning on going out to the bars with my friends this weekend to celebrate my new job! We are trying to coordinate a designated driver. I know drinking and driving is dangerous but can I drive with a BAC of .08?
Pat Roache
Jan 28, 2022

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