Driving tips

How to limit your tax return stress

How to limit your tax return stress

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Unless you’ve already filed your tax return, you’re probably starting to feel the stress of the January 31st self-assessment tax deadline approaching. Although completing your self-assessment tax return may seem like a monumental task, it’s a painless process if you follow a simple plan and have all your documents ready.…

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An Uber driver guide to staying safe on the roads this winter

Staying safe on the roads in winter – The Uber driver’s guide

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Being safe on the road is the number-one priority regardless of the weather, but as the winter months start creeping in, it can’t hurt to remind ourselves of the dangers and prepare for the changing conditions. Foggy mornings make it hard to see, rainy weather causes slippery streets, and when…

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The lockdown ends soon – What to expect in ridesharing and how can you maximise your earnings

The lockdown ends soon – What to expect in ridesharing and how can you maximise your earnings

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On the 23rd of November the UK Government announced that the second national lockdown will end at midnight on Wednesday the 2nd of December. From the 3rd of December, the UK will return to a new version of the three-tier system that features tougher restrictions. Read the Government’s full winter…

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Kia Niro self-charging hybrid 2019 facelift

The Kia Niro joins the Uber Comfort lineup

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Uber is launching a new product in London called , offering riders the opportunity to not only choose a car with plenty of legroom, but also an experienced driver. Uber defines Uber Comfort as: A ride option for experienced partner drivers who have completed over 500 trips, maintained a rating…

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PCO driver review Splend

A day in the life of a Splend driver – Meet PHV driver extraordinaire Tiago

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We’re excited to kick off our new blog series, taking you on a shotgun ride with a PCO driver. And what better way to start than by introducing long-time Splend member Tiago, an experienced professional who has learned over the years what it takes to be successful on the road…

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Comparison - See the most popular rideshare apps in London side-by-side

Comparing the most popular rideshare apps in London

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Life as an on-demand driver is all about finding the best time and place to work with the highest efficiency possible so you can maximise your earnings and enjoy a healthy work-life balance. However, where and when you drive is not all that you can control. You can also juggle…

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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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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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