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Category: US

Big Sports Bring in Fans and NYC Fares
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Big Sports Bring in Fans and NYC Fares

Get in the game with big NYC Fares! New York sports events are magnets for FHV riders. Here are some tips to help you more easily take them out to the ballgame – and bring them home again. Citi Field: Fans head this way for baseball games, concerts and more. Uber has teamed with the...

February 15, 2019December 12, 2019
Big Apple – Best of the Bunch
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Big Apple – Best of the Bunch

The City That Never Sleeps Stays In Front In a poll by HyreCar, a PHV rental platform, New York comes out number one in a ranking of the best US cities to be an Uber driver. Here’s the top ten count-down: New York City. If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere....

February 15, 2019January 15, 2020
It’s A Small World
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It’s A Small World

Front Seat On the streets with INSHUR drivers worldwide This issue – George B, Portsmouth, UK. It’s a small world. Every taxi driver has a front seat story about a fare who knew someone they knew. Sometimes they may even be related. However, it’s unusual for that link to cross nations, decades and reach right...

February 11, 2019February 11, 2019
Keep To The Code
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Keep To The Code

A Legal Vehicle Is Your Cash Cow Your vehicle is your office and money-maker. You need to keep it running well if you’re going to bring in the bucks. However, you also must keep it running legal if you want to avoid, tickets, fines and other ugly penalties. How do you do this? The TLC...

January 15, 2019January 15, 2020
Camera Companions
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Camera Companions

Dash cams can add a new level of security for the professional driver You’ve all seen or it or experienced it… out of nowhere, a careless motorist veers across lanes and sideswipes your vehicle. Before you can react, the perpetrator has disappeared into traffic, leaving you with an expensive repair and no one else to...

January 15, 2019January 16, 2019
End Of An Era?
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End Of An Era?

The head of the TLC is stepping down – What are your thoughts? March 2019 will see the end of Meera Joshi’s reign as the CEO of the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission. This news was announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio and reported in the business press. Joshi’s term as the head of...

January 15, 2019January 16, 2019
Big Bucks Or Big Bust?
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Big Bucks Or Big Bust?

Is the New Drivers’ Minimum Wage A Good Thing? Okay, by now, you surely know about the new wage rise for professional drivers in NYC. This is a rule laid down by the Taxi and Limousine Commission and it demands a minimum hourly pay rate for Uber, Lyft and drivers of other ride-hailing services that...

January 15, 2019January 16, 2019