One phenomenon I’ve noticed since becoming an Uber driver is how often parents are sending rides for their kids. As a matter of fact, a recent Wall Street Journal article entitled “Uber is the New Family Chauffeur” reports that teens are using their own smartphones to request Uber rides for themselves and friends through the accounts of … More Parents: Sending Uber For Your Kids? 5 Tips to a Safer Ride!
Let me preface this with stating that this post is not about my opinion on whether riders should tip their Uber drivers, or if they feel it is unnecessary to do so. I truly believe, in the grand scheme of service industry tipping standards, and the true spirit behind leaving a gratuity, that it is … More Yup, My Uber Passenger Left Me A $10 Tip! (And Lot’s of Gratitude)