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Do you Drive for Uber or Lyft?

Family Drama and Cops

First of all, I messed up. My insurance information was expiring soon and I needed to upload a screen shot of my new insurance card. Unfortunately I uploaded the wrong car’s info. That somehow change my info in the Uber app and suddenly everyone was expecting a Toyota Corolla, not a Kia Sorento. #fail It’s…
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Uber counseling.

I had two riders who unexpected and vulnerably opened up about their present heart-break. I suddenly found myself in a Uber-counselor role and it was an honor.
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Don’t jump into a moving Uber

Have you ever had anyone silently accuse you of being a terrible human being with just their eyes? Those eyes were very clearly communicating a message of disdain... maybe entitlement? Regardless of what she intended to drill into my soul with that piercing gaze, I almost laughed. Just. So. Ridiculous.
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3 Types of Riders and how to help them enjoy their ride. (Part 1)

But, let's be real. Some people hate the idea of their Uber driver trying to talk to them. Heck, sometimes people are going to resent you for saying, "Hi, how are you doing tonight?" And some people won't even acknowledge your presence or humanity. So, how do you know who is who?
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Puke, sex-ed, and pastors.

Story #1. She was one of the few riders that pick my “Musical sing-along” playlist. She was immediately impressed that I knew the words to “Sixteen going on seventeen” from The Sound of Music. We talked about the divorce she’s in the middle of. We talked about our kids. We picked up her 15 year…
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It finally happened. I lost the puke-lottery.

I felt like a rockstar. This was my first pukexperience driving for Uber and I had successfully dodged a bullet. Boom. Killing it. I was wrong.
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Please, miss, stop humping my seat.

I was a little bit distracted by the girl in the back seat who pretended to lick my ear and proceeded to hump the air for most of the ride from downtown St. Paul to downtown Minneapolis. I mean, it's flattering but, let me tell you, it's not as fun as you would think.
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