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On-demand driving updates – August 2020

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In our monthly news summary, we pull together the latest ridesharing and on-demand driving updates so you’re always on top of your game. Here’s what’s happened in August: TfL prepares for expanding the London ULEZ area Transport for London started preparations for the Ultra-Low Emission Zone expansion, by installing cameras to the…

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How to use the air conditioning in your Uber car?

3+1 tips to get the most out of your air conditioning system

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What used to be a luxury a few years ago, has slowly become a necessity. We have it in our homes, offices, and even our cars. We can all agree that air conditioning (AC) is a lifesaver, but it can also cause you headaches if you don’t use it right.…

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Green areas in London - Mind these streets to avoid getting a PCN

Green areas in London – Mind these streets to avoid getting a PCN

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With the increasing efforts to make London’s air healthier, more and more areas in the city are seeing traffic restrictions. No doubt, good news for our lungs, but the changes might also bring some unwelcome surprises in the shape of PCNs, short for Penalty Charge notice. With so many traffic…

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3 tips for every new Uber driver

3 tips for every new Uber driver

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We’ve helped thousands of new Uber drivers get on the road in a Splend PCO car and earn a flexible income. Are you looking to become an Uber driver? We’ve compiled a list of the 3 most important tips you should know before starting with Uber. Be organised for the…

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On-demand driving updates – July 2020

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In our monthly news summary, we pull together the latest ridesharing and on-demand driving updates so you’re always on top of your game. Here’s what’s happened in July: London hotspots for PCN fines To help drivers, we’ve monitored our PCO fleet to determine what days of the week carry the…

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Splend startup costs and special charges explained

Splend startup costs and special charges explained

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Ready to get started with Splend? We’re excited for you to join our community. We know there’s a lot to consider when you get started with PCO car rental or Rent to buy so we’ve put together this easy-to-follow guide. Before we delve into the smaller details, here’s what your…

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London hotspots for PCN fines - hot areas for penalty charge notices

Top 10 London hotspots for PCN fines

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Driving in London can become a costly exercise if you’re not prepared. Before heading out to drive it’s important to study the road rules – the most common types of PCN notices in particular, as more than a million of them were handed out in 2018 alone. At Splend, we’ve…

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On-demand driving updates – June 2020

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In our monthly news summary, we pull together the latest ridesharing and on-demand driving updates so you’re always on top of your game. Here’s what’s happened in June: Face coverings for drivers From Monday, 15 June, all drivers should wear a face covering. It can be a surgical mask, or…

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Top 6 PCN fines for PCO drivers to watch out for

Top 6 PCN fines for PCO drivers to watch out for

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With a history spanning over 2,000 years, it’s little wonder why London’s streets can be some of the hardest to navigate for drivers. On top of the winding roads, there’s often high congestion too. To keep the roads safe and limit congestion, there are numerous road rules in place, some…

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What are the best cars for Uber?

The ultimate 2020 car guide for Uber drivers in London

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What makes the best cars for driving Uber in the UK? From the all-important fuel consumption through comfort, safety, to reliability, and even how good the car looks on the road – there’s a lot to take into consideration. Choosing the best car for Uber in London can be a…

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