This Week On Ridester: October 9-14. Latest Rideshare Posts

This week, the Ridester team has been investigating ridesharing apps in-depth. After all, only by understanding the apps can you find the right rideshare company for you as employee or user.

Having a thorough knowledge of your rideshare app — whether as driver or rider — is important. This can include understanding an app’s functions, its available promo codes, or even the controversy that swirls around it.

With all this in mind, check out this week’s articles, so you can know your rideshare app inside and out.

1. Every Feature of the Lyft Driver App Explained

While Lyft and Uber are often compared, Lyft has one major difference: Riders and drivers use the same app. Bearing that in mind, it’s important to understand all the features that are exclusive to drivers in an otherwise identical app. While the driving app is pretty simple and easy to understand, here is a rundown of the app back to front, that way you don’t miss any aspect that could make your driver easier. Read More…

2. How To Check Your Uber Passenger Rating

Just as a driver’s Uber rating is important to you as a rider, drivers look for high-scored passengers to make their night more pleasant. That’s why it’s crucial that you understand how to check your Uber passenger rating. After all, only when you know your past can you improve your future! Learn how to check your rating. That way, you can understand how to conduct yourself, so you’re never left stranded. Read More…

3. How To Use Maven Gig For Uber And Lyft

If you don’t already own a car suited to rideshare driving, it can be hard to get started. Do you actually want to be a driver? Maven Gig can help you figure out the answer to that question. The GM-owned service launched last January 2016 and allows clients to rent a car via the Maven Gig App. With three tiers and multiple cities where the app is already available, Maven Gig might be your stepping stone to your new job. Read More…

4. Uber Technologies Inc. Wins Greyball Debate Against Portland

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Until recently, Uber was under investigation by the city of Portland, OR for possible usage of ‘Greyball’ software to evade city regulators. While the city has just ended the investigation without any further findings of wrongdoing, the case was so big and said so much about the ridesharing industry, that the story was originally reported by the New York Times. Read More…

5. Free Uber Ride Tips: Ways To Get Uber Credits & Promo Codes

People say there’s no such thing as a free meal, and they may be right. However, luckily if you’re a first-time Uber rider there is such a thing as a free ride. Uber gives away a $15 off for all Uber first-time users. While it may be more difficult to get free rides after that, it’s not impossible. Read More…

What have you learned about ridesharing apps this week? Let us know in the comments below.