Will Uber let drivers set their own fares? Reacting to California passing AB5, which requires rideshare drivers to become employees, Uber’s scrambling. They’ve rolled out a limited test to see what happens if they allow drivers to set their own fares. Why would Uber do this? If drivers set their own fares, they look more …
End for Rideshare Drivers?
Beginning of the end for rideshare drivers? Fleets of full self driving (FSD) vehicles aren’t just ‘concept cars’, they’re here. Matthew De Silva describes his recent, somewhat autonomous Lyft ride in Las Vegas at CES 2020. It’s not a robo-taxi… yet. This was a ‘somewhat autonomous’ rideshare experience. There were two Lyft ‘drivers’ in the …
Uber Works the Gig Economy
Uber’s creating Uber Works, a temporary staffing business solution, and attempting to diversify their play in the gig economy? Yeah. Rideshare driving not working out? Uber hopes you need another gig! Would you rather work cleaning? Catering? Doing food prep? Assembly line? Events? Moving loads in a warehouse? Maybe you can make more money as …
UK Tesla Insurance Option
There’s a new insurance option for Tesla owners in the UK. It might save you money, at least those of you who don’t put a lot of miles on your car. Reducing operating costs is everyone’s goal. By Miles has an economical pay-by-the-mile option designed for drivers who drive less than 7,000 miles a year. …
Musk Gets Uptown Funked
Elon Musk gets uptown funked! Watch this great parody (from 2017) of Elon that mimics the original “UPTOWN FUNK” by Mark Ronson, featuring Bruno Mars. It’s a hoot and true tribute to Elon’s accomplishments, from SpaceX to Tesla and Boring. Get down! It’ll launch you up! Laughing!
It’s All about Money
Rideshare driver earnings, contractor/employee tax status, the societal impact of Transportation as a Service (TaaS)… the ‘conversations’ are far from over.
Rideshare Drivers Cheer DiDi Competition
Read the article here to see what’s going on for Brisbane rideshare drivers and ‘Why your Uber driver may be cancelling your ride this week.’ [August 1, 2019] Rideshare drivers are at the mercy of their platform providers: they set the fare rates they charge customers and the fees they charge drivers. If you want …
Gotta Gig? Do It Right!
Doing Gigs are just you running a business. Sound simple? It is if you do it right.
Max Tax Deductions
Want to make more money? Of course! Take every tax deduction you can at tax time! There are 3 BASIC TAX APPROACHES to reporting tax deductions. EVERY tax approach REQUIRES tax records—to calculate the $$$ deductions and prove your claim to the tax authority if asked. Make it easy: use an iDrive app to create your tax records! Standard …
‘Uber’ without a Driver
Waymo CEO John Krafcik said the company is one step closer to replacing rideshare drivers. Not in years, but starting in the next 2 months.