Most Uber rides are pretty uneventful but once in a while you’ll encounter a new situation or an unexpected scenario. Today’s article is a guest post from RSG reader, Dave, who got a strange request one day while driving for Uber. It was something he never expected but he handled it with a lot of common sense and it ended up working out very well for all parties involved.
For many UberX drivers, like myself, each day can bring a whole new experience. Recently, I accepted a ride request that would bring me a whole new Uber-adventure, and would also give me insight to a lot of money that Uber & Lyft are leaving on the table.
On this day, I accepted an Uber ride request and navigated about 5 minutes away to a commercial building. After pulling up to the front door, the rider approached my car, motioning me to roll down the window. He had a request. He wanted me to drive to the destination he entered, but he did not want to go with me. [Read more…]