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  • What Is Car Tax and Why Do You Need It?

    What Is Car Tax and Why Do You Need It?

    There are two things certain in life, as the saying goes. Taxes are a huge part of our lives whether we like it or not. They fund everything from hospitals, refuse collection, emergency services, and public roads. Driving without appropriate car tax is not only illegal, it could also land you with fines or a…

  • TLC License Renewal Course – What You Should Know

    TLC License Renewal Course – What You Should Know

    TLC drivers must complete a Driver License renewal course to renew and keep their licenses.  There’s more to being a rideshare driver than knowing your local area. Drivers need to be on top of many things: public safety rules, using online services, and good customer service. That’s why ongoing training and learning is essential, and…

  • What Is Uber Green and How Does It Work in the USA?

    What Is Uber Green and How Does It Work in the USA?

    Ride-hailing giant Uber is looking to become completely emission-free by 2040. Their latest initiative is called “Uber Green”, and partners with both drivers and passengers to help Uber reach their goal. We look at what Uber Green is, and how it could change the future of ridesharing in electric cars. Timeline In 2020, Uber announced…

  • How to Get a TLC License in NYC: Your In-Depth Guide 2024

    How to Get a TLC License in NYC: Your In-Depth Guide 2024

    Want to earn money driving a TLC licensed vehicles? Any driver picking up passengers for-hire needs to have a valid TLC drivers license.

  • How Much Does a TLC License Cost 2024?

    How Much Does a TLC License Cost 2024?

    Getting a TLC license in New York City requires drivers to submit an online application alongside passing medical exams, drug testing and a host of training requirements. All these elements will cost you money, but luckily the TLC has a handy breakdown of how much, so let’s look into how much a TLC license costs…

  • Zero Emission Vehicle Mandate – How New Law Will Affect You

    Zero Emission Vehicle Mandate – How New Law Will Affect You

    Announced at the start of 2024, the UK government finalised a new law stating their pathway to zero-emission vehicles by 2035. Alongside goals set by ridesharing apps such as Uber, the Zero Emissions Mandate is set to change the way new cars are bought and sold in the United Kingdom.  We give a brief overview…

  • Winter Safety Checks for Private Hire Drivers 

    Winter Safety Checks for Private Hire Drivers 

    This is an updated article from December 2022. In the UK, Winter so far has been a mild affair. We’ve had wind, rain and storms in the South with some heavier snow in the North – but so far no long-lasting winter cold snap.  This means it’s the perfect time to prepare for adverse weather…

  • INSHUR Food Delivery Insurance – A Guide for Delivery Drivers

    INSHUR Food Delivery Insurance – A Guide for Delivery Drivers

    In the ever-growing landscape of on-demand delivery services, the food delivery market has continued to boom. Being a delivery driver for apps like Uber Eats and Deliveroo can be a lucrative and flexible way to make money. However, whether you’re driving for your local Chinese takeout or a global platform, it’s crucial to stay protected…

  • How To Choose the Right Scooter for Delivery Drivers 2024

    How To Choose the Right Scooter for Delivery Drivers 2024

    The fast-food delivery era is experiencing a gold rush, with the industry growing year on year. Uber Eats and Deliveroo were the UK’s second and third most popular food delivery apps in 2022.  Source: statista.com   For food delivery drivers, efficiency is key. Getting hot food delivered to the customer in a short time can be…

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