Behind the Wheel

Part of the reality of being an Uber partner are the waits for your next trip request. But you can use them as an opportunity to a well-deserved break during these quieter times to keep yourself refreshed and ready to roll. Here are some three suggestions that you could do to help pass the time […]

Why Uber is a Perfect Part-Time Solution for College Students in LA

The hunt for a part-time or summer job can be difficult for college students. During the school year, many students may have enough trouble scheduling jobs around their classes, let alone finding work. And during the summer, students may find limited demand for seasonal employment, especially in a tough job market like Los Angeles. That’s […]

Know Your Airport: John Wayne Airport

As an Uber partner, if you’re picking up from the John Wayne Airport in Orange County, your passengers are probably heading to Disneyland. Just 14 miles away, John Wayne is the closest airport to the historic theme park, making it a popular flying option for tourists, and a great alternative to the busier LAX. While […]

Know Your Airport: Palm Springs International Airport

The Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) in California has been getting increasingly busier. The number of passengers using the Palm Springs International Airport has grown exponentially in the last decade, and the Federal Aviation Administration predicts the airport will service an additional 1 million passengers by 2030. PSP is busiest in the winter months and […]

Driving in NYC? Manhattan’s Best Coffee by Neighborhood

Do you drive in New York City? One major plus of driving in Manhattan is that your coffee break can always be excellent. Distinctive cafés offer a welcome breather from the traffic, and bold brews can be had in every neighborhood. In Manhattan, the coffee is as buzzy as the crowds, an affordable luxury that […]

Driving Like a Pro in San Francisco

San Francisco can be particularly difficult to drive in with its one-way streets, steep hills, changing traffic rules, and strict traffic enforcement. As you learn the ins and outs of the city can, you might find you spend less time sitting in traffic, are able complete more trips each day, and have happier riders. These […]

The Driver’s Guide to Traffic in a New York Minute

Jerry Seinfeld once said about rush hour traffic: “There is no ‘other way’ in New York. Everybody goes every way all the time.” This is often true, and at certain times, there are plenty of people trying to go every way on certain roads, bridges, and tunnels. But that doesn’t mean Uber partners need to […]

How Pokémon GO May Affect Your Life as a Driver

If you’ve been out in a public during the past few weeks, you’ve likely noticed people roaming around, with eyes glued to their mobile phones. Most likely, they were playingPokémonGO, which became the biggest mobile game in United States history by its one-week anniversary. With about 21 million daily active users in the US, the game […]

How to Minimize Wear and Tear on Your Vehicle

Whether you’re driving a brand new jet-black luxury sedan, or a four-door that’s been in the family for years, as an Uber partner keeping your vehicle in tip-top shape is of utmost importance. You don’t just use it to get from point A to point B. It’s an essential part of how you earn money. […]

How to Stay Healthy When You Drive All Day

Too much sitting is linked to heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, high cholesterol and premature death, according to a report published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. That means sitting for hours at a time—such as behind the wheel of your car—can actually be hazardous to your health. But even if […]