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Winner of the CD Slot Magnetic Mobile Phone Holder

  Thanks to all the people who entered the CD Slot Magnetic Mobile Phone Holder There were 1203 entries but only 1 can be the winner.     Congratulations to Daniel Rowell of Epson, Victoria. You are our winner and will be contacted shortly. Thank you, everyone, for...

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Uber Income Report – 3 September 2018

Income Report 3 September 2018 Welcome to the true facts about how much you can earn driving for Uber and other ride-share companies in Australia. Ride-Share Video of the Week Notes on Expenses Fixed Expenses include costs I incur even if I wasn't driving Uber, such...

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Uber Driver Attacked | Ways to Protect Yourself

  As an Uber driver, you are at risk of being assaulted. While 99% of passengers are great, there is always a risk associated with driving. Below are some ways to help reduce that risk.   Because ride share is a cashless environment, you have instantly removed the...

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Winner of the ProDriver DashCam

  Thanks to all the people who entered the ProDriver Dashcam give away. There were 3675 entries but only 1 can be the winner.     Congratulations to Jessica Fletcher of Ridge Haven, South Australia. You are our winner and will be contacted shortly. Thank...

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Dealing with Vomiting Passengers

  This is my car on January 1st, 2017 at about 3am just after having a vomiting passenger. Following is the unpleasent details of my mistake as a newish driver, and advice on how to avoid it happening to you.  I remember this trip very well. I picked up a lady in her...

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Uber or Taxi with a Baby Seat | What’s the Law?

There is a problem with regulations around the need for child seats in rideshare and taxis because the regulations are different from state to state and between taxis and rideshare companies such as Uber or Ola.   For example, a rider in Perth can catch an Uber or...

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Uber Updates its Cancellation Policy

  Dealing with cancellations is difficult as a driver as Uber's cancellation policy is not fair and reasonable.   What is Uber's Cancellation Policy? Uber wants to give a positive experience to its riders by having drivers turn up in the shortest possible time and get...

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Ola registration not as smooth as expected

As you may have already heard, Ola officially launches in Adelaide tomorrow (20 July 2018), so I headed down to Ola's session in the city today expecting to walk out an Ola driver having already filled in all the online forms and submitted my documents. The Team at...

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