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Where Are The NYC Riders In July?
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Where Are The NYC Riders In July?

Where are the busiest places for Uber riders in New York in July?  New York is always busy, but some spots busier than usual.  High demand for transport is likely at certain events.  MoMA PS 1 Warm Up music concerts, Queens.  Bastille Day Celebrations, 60th Street between Lex and 5th ....

June 20, 2019June 20, 2019
We Want Your Stories!
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We Want Your Stories!

INSHUR Wants Driver Stories  INSHUR posts taxi driver stories on their blog.  The posts are called Front Seat.  Posts feature true stories from professional drivers.  Can be a story, tip, observation or suggestion.  INSHUR does the writing, drivers provide the story.  Stories wanted now. Put Yourself in Our Front...

June 11, 2019June 13, 2019
June: Busy Spots In NYC
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June: Busy Spots In NYC

Busiest Spots for Uber Riders in New York in June  NY always busy, but some spots busier than usual.  Some events are a rich source of riders for FHV taxi drivers.  Governor’s Ball, Randall’s Island Park.  Summer Stage music fest, Central Park.  Coney Island Mermaid Parade, Brooklyn.  Gay Pride...

June 7, 2019June 13, 2019
How to Earn More Tips on Airport Runs
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How to Earn More Tips on Airport Runs

How Can an Uber Driver Earn a Tip on the Airport Run?  Tips are discretionary for Uber riders and drivers.  Riders travelling from airports are a good source for tips.  Give them five-star service to get a gratuity.  Carry extras such as bottled water in the vehicle.  Offer local information...

May 31, 2019May 31, 2019
Tips For Pick Ups & Drop Offs Outside NYC
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Tips For Pick Ups & Drop Offs Outside NYC

Uber Pick Up/Drop Off Outside New York City — Uber operates across all of New York State. — New York City drivers must always drop off or pick up in the city. — Uber will only offer return trips to the City from out of town locations. — Uber county rates apply to trips that...

May 15, 2019May 15, 2019
Wet Roads, Be Safe.
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Wet Roads, Be Safe.

How to be safer when roads are wet:  Wet roads can be dangerous for drivers.  Slow down and allow extra braking distance.  Use dipped headlights.  Watch for flooded roads and aquaplaning.  Give cyclists and foot traffic extra space. Don’t Make a Slip-Up When the Roads are Slick. Winter may be...

May 15, 2019May 15, 2019
FHV business tips to make more money
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FHV business tips to make more money

How Can an FHV Driver Make More Money?  Operating inefficiencies harm micro-businesses.  IRS says it costs 54 cents a mile to run a US passenger car.  Earn rewards buying fuel, food and car washing.  Bulk of US micro-businesses still use pen and paper for accounting.  Use programmes like QuickBooks and...

April 24, 2019April 26, 2019
Easy Ways To Reduce Stress As A Driver In New York
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Easy Ways To Reduce Stress As A Driver In New York

How Can an FHV Driver Reduce Stress?  Reduce stress by using social media to connect to friends and family.  Take meaningful breaks from behind the wheel.  Set time or income limits each day.  Keep positive thoughts to the front.  Don’t turn to smoking or caffeine to cope. The Big Chill....

April 18, 2019April 18, 2019
Where Do You Pick Up Uber Riders At Newark Airport?
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Where Do You Pick Up Uber Riders At Newark Airport?

Where Do You Pick Up Uber Riders at Newark Airport?  Newark has one Uber driver waiting area.  Drivers must be in the waiting area to get ride requests.  Rides can only be picked up on the arrivals concourse at the terminals.  Trying to pick-up elsewhere may incur fines. Where Do You...

April 17, 2019April 17, 2019