Driving tips

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

10+1 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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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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MoT extension – COVID-19 update and FAQ

MoT extension for Uber – COVID-19 update and FAQ

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UPDATE – June 2020 TfL has recommenced car inspections on June 3rd 2020. The MoT extensions remain valid for PHV licences that expired between March 23rd  and June 30th (inclusive), so the cars won’t need to undergo inspection until the new expiry date.   Starting July, cars presented for licensing…

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cars stuck in traffic in London

London Congestion Charge – all you need to know about driving in Central London

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What is the Congestion Charge? The Congestion Charge is a £15 daily charge for driving in Central London during daytime hours (7:00 am to 6:00 pm), aimed to reduce traffic congestion in and around the charging zone. UPDATE Starting from June 22, TfL has increased the daily charge to £15 and extend…

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Staying safe as a rideshare driver during the coronavirus outbreak

Staying safe as a rideshare driver during the coronavirus outbreak

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The COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic has become the central topic and a major preoccupation of the media and the public. The outbreak has created uncertainty for individuals, families, as well as businesses and self-employed workers like yourself. We want to assure you that Splend is not just here to give you…

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Tax returns guide and calculator for self-employed drivers

How to do your tax returns on rideshare earnings – The self-employed driver’s guide

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Dealing with self-employment taxes as an on-demand driver can be quite a chore. We’re here to help you set up your business and offer guidance down the road. As an on-demand driver, you’re running a small business, so you need to accurately report your income and submit evidence of fuel…

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Driving tips for the Holi festival of colours

Happy Holi – Driving tips for the most colourful day of the year

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Holi is celebrated throughout the world by the Hindu community – it’s the festival of colours that signifies the arrival of spring in the northern hemisphere, and marks a fresh start to life, the time to let go of negative thoughts of the past. The most spectacular and best-known ritual…

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3 tips to boost your earnings through our referral program (from a long-time Splend member)

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Bonuses are usually rare gems, something we get to appreciate too rarely to take them seriously when budgeting our money. If you’re a Splend member, however, you really should consider them a reliable source of income. Here’s why: You may be aware of our referral program, but did you know…

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Uber Driver app

New Uber driver app reviewed

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After months of feedback, research, and interviews with their drivers, Uber launched a new and improved Uber Driver app. We recently reviewed the new Uber Driver app and tested each of the features with the help of our members. Below are the results. One of the main new features of…

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