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Driver Stories: Kwam Green on the pandemic
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Driver Stories: Kwam Green on the pandemic

Kwam Green is a TLC driver who has found himself navigating a global pandemic in one of the busiest cities in the world and then contracted the virus himself, and thankfully, was luckier than others have been. INSHUR asked Kwam to share his experience on how things have changed during the lockdown period, as well...

Information for Uber Drivers who find themselves in debt
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Information for Uber Drivers who find themselves in debt

Managing your money can be challenging in the best of times but over the past few months, you may have found yourself trying to navigate completely uncharted territory with your finances leaving you insecure and vulnerable.  Over the past few months, your income may have dropped and you could find yourself in some debt. In...

The Essential Cover You Didn’t Know You Needed
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The Essential Cover You Didn’t Know You Needed

Do you drive for Uber, Lyft, Grubhub, Amazon Flex or another gig economy or rideshare service? The great news is that you’re likely to be earning some extra income for yourself. The bad news is that you probably don’t realize you could be uninsured if you only have personal coverage, which means that you’re at...

Returning to Work as an Uber Driver After The  Coronavirus Pandemic
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Returning to Work as an Uber Driver After The Coronavirus Pandemic

The decision of returning to work after taking a break due to the COVID-19 pandemic requires careful consideration. Of course, above all, you need to ensure you’re as safe as possible. You can find useful information on our blog regarding face coverings, cleaning your car, delivery work options, and links from your trusted sources.  If...

Face Masks for Uber Drivers
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Face Masks for Uber Drivers

The usefulness of face masks have been much debated in the coronavirus outbreak but many officials are now either requiring or recommending them in order to keep everyone safe. Since we serve drivers in both New York City and the UK, we will be referring to advice from both officials. To be sure on the...

Ramadan in Lockdown
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Ramadan in Lockdown

This year’s Ramadan has been like no other. Widespread lockdowns around the world have meant that observing the holy month of Ramadan has been without the traditional communal prayer and daily iftar with extended family and friends.  How to observe Ramadan safely The advice from the UK government has been that during Ramadan you should...

Thanking Our Community Champions
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Thanking Our Community Champions

For the past weeks, INSHUR has been asking the driver community to nominate Community Champions. This can be themselves, or someone they know, who has been going above and beyond as the coronavirus outbreak continues to disrupt our lives. Below, we’ll be sharing each winner as we select them and their story, so be sure...

Things an Uber driver can do in self-isolation during the Coronavirus pandemic
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Things an Uber driver can do in self-isolation during the Coronavirus pandemic

If you’re not already in self-isolation, you’ll be practising some pretty strict social distancing during the Coronavirus outbreak. We understand it’s a really hard time to be an Uber driver and whether or not to continue working is not a straightforward decision like it is for many other industries but if you have decided to...