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How to manage driver fatigue as an uber driver

How to manage driver fatigue as an Uber driver

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We recommend taking at least a 10-minute break every two hours to avoid driver fatigue. By taking regular breaks you reduce the chances of making mistakes. Next time you feel tired, pull over in a safe location, stretch those legs out and relax. Member Support Centres We have a Member…

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What is an Uber vehicle partner

What is an Uber vehicle partner? [Complete explanation]

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Uber doesn’t have its own fleet. Drivers use their own cars. But not everyone has a car that meets all of Uber’s requirements. That’s why Uber works together with local car providers to offer payment plans that suit an on-demand driver’s needs. At Splend, we specialise in providing cars as…

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5 Uber driving tips for the holiday season - Splend

5 Uber driving tips for the holiday season

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Are you ready for the festive season? How about your car? The holiday checklist is long for all of us, but this time of the year is particularly busy if you’re an Uber driver. Company events, family reunions, and thousands of last-minute shoppers fire up the demand across all rideshare…

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Rent to buy 101—Three steps to flexible car ownership

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Is it better to rent or buy a car for PCO driving? Each option has its pros and cons, but since they’re so different, there is going to be a compromise either way. But what if there was a middle way that provided the flexibility of renting and the ability…

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Everything you need to know about PCO car hire

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PCO car hire is a term that you’ll hear used extensively if you are looking for a flexible way to earn an income with Uber or other on-demand driving apps. But what do you really need to know? What are the pros and cons? How can you get started? With…

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How Uber destinations help you be a more efficient Uber driver in London

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Did you notice? When you get a ride request, it now shows you the postcode of the destination, before you pick up your rider. This small detail can have a huge impact on your work when used correctly. How does it work? Until this update you didn’t know where your…

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5 easy tricks to earn more tips with Uber

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Tips have always been present in the service industry, although different rules govern them in every domain and culture. Why would ridesharing be an exception? Of course, it’s not – but it is indeed a little different from, say, hospitality. Tipping has been available straight from the Uber rider app…

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Getting Started with Ridesharing – What is Uber Ignition?

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Regardless if you decide to get your own car licenced for ridesharing or spare yourself the trouble and rent a PCO car, getting started with Uber in London can be a confusing process. To make the first steps easier for budding drivers, Uber created Ignition, a free information programme with…

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two PCO drivers that benefited through the Splend Referral Program

Splend referral program: bring a friend and boost your earnings with a cash bonus

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We give you more than a set of wheels. We’ll help steer your career. The car rental and ownership plans we provide are just part of the story. With Splend you can boost your rideshare income by telling your friends about your work and referring them to us. Build a…

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London Congestion Charge – all you need to know about the new regulation

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Transport for London (TfL) has lifted the exemption for Congestion Charge for PCO cars and introduced tighter eligibility criteria for green vehicle discounts. Following a public consultation, the Mayor of London announced that effective 8 April 2019, private hire cars are no longer automatically exempt from the Congestion Charge. The…

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