A lot of drivers do this job on top of other things. Whether it’s other lines of work, other rideshare companies or just spending time with family, there’s always a limit to how much you can and should drive. Today’s contributor, Aaron Pewtherer, is a long time reader and commenter, and he also falls into that category of drivers who do lots of other things. Aaron works full time in addition to driving and in this article, he shares some of his tips on how to manage it all without going crazy.
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The human body has a finite amount of energy that can be expended throughout the day. Eventually, the body requires sleep. For some people, this experience is similar to that of a falling tree, a “done for the day” moment that culminates into a collapse, upon arrival of the nearest bed. Others, can recharge with some caffeine, and squeeze out another few hours.
Regardless of your personality type, whether you are working full time, and/or looking to add some part-time hours, rideshare driving can be viewed as an option.
The benefits to a driver are well-known. Arguably, easy money can made at any time of the day. Set your own hours, and as some say, the office window is through your windshield. However, there are some considerations to weigh against as you make the decision to add time as a driver, especially if you are already participating in a full or hectic lifestyle.
Establish boundaries for your decisions, with the goal of reducing the chance for exhaustion. Poor strategy can adversely affect the quality of personal or work time in the process. [Read more…]