Category Archives: General Rideshare

How Rideshare Drivers Can Earn More By Playing Music

This is How Rideshare Drivers Are Getting Paid to Play Music I love being a rideshare driver, I love new music, and I also love getting paid. These are three passions of mine that I think a lot of you can relate to. So when I heard about a new company called Steereo that has […]

3 Strategies Rideshare Drivers Are Using to Earn more with Cargo

Man does time fly when you’re in the rideshare business. Just a few years ago it wasn’t at all uncommon to see rideshare drivers with their cars filled with gum, water, chips and other treats in an attempt to please customers and win 5-star ratings. The problem with this was that rideshare drivers weren’t getting […]

How Rideshare Drivers are Getting Rideshare Insurance for just a few cents per mile

If you think Uber and Lyft’s insurance is going to cover you if you get in an accident, think again. That’s because rideshare companies only provide limited coverage during certain “periods” of driving. You see, rideshare companies think about rideshare coverage as different periods as stated below: Period 1 – Online & WITHOUT a ride […]

Rideshare Earnings Report: This is how much drivers made during Halloween in 2018

A few weeks back we wrote an article that covered the rideshare driving strategy of successful drivers during Halloween and we promised we would revisit that article to understand how much drivers made during Halloween in 2018. Today we’re making good on that promise with our Halloween 2018 Rideshare earnings report which will give you insight […]

CEO approval ratings: Do rideshare drivers approve of Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi?

As of November 5th Dara Khosrowshahi has been at the helm of Uber for 14 months. And he’s been busy. Uber’s new CEO inherited a slew of issues from ex-Chief Travis Kalanick that included turning around a toxic and sexist culture, improving the company’s reputation, fixing driver partner relations, and becoming a company that is […]

Rideshare Strategy Guide: How to Maximize Earnings on Halloween

There are a few days every year that are special for rideshare drivers. New Years Eve, St. Patricks Day, Black Friday, Christmas Day and Halloween are days where rideshare drivers can put up numbers that are unbelievable. We’re talking $100 an hour – unbelievable.     Even on the best of days, most rideshare drivers […]

This is How Drivers Feel About Uber’s New Driver App (and new surge)

Chatting with Rideshare drivers is always an experience. This industry has some of the most interesting, charismatic, and just outgoing people I have ever had a chance to work with, so every conversation I have with a driver feels like a completely new adventure. These days, many of my interactions with drivers have been related […]

Rideshare Earnings Report: Are Rideshare Drivers Earning More During Rush Hour?

Rideshare Earnings Report: Are Rideshare Drivers more Profitable During Rush Hour? Last month we released our first bi-annual rideshare driver income report which gave drivers the most accurate look yet of how much their fellow drivers were making per hour, and many of you thought it was pretty awesome.     But! We realized that […]

The State of Rideshare: The Official Gridwise Driver Income Report

About this report We see a lot of surveys attempting to report on how much rideshare drivers are making. The problem is that these surveys are just that, surveys that can be skewed by bad questions and inaccurate answers. So we decided to build a more accurate report by leveraging the anonymized data that rideshare […]

Soon Uber Will Know When Passengers are Drunk… But is That a Good Thing?

We’ve all dealt with one, or two, or 40 drunk passengers as rideshare drivers. My personal experiences with drunk passengers has ranged from funny and entertaining to loud and obnoxious to passed out and puking. Vomit. The last thing any Uber Driver wants to see   Would I rather avoid drunk passengers? Absolutely, but if […]