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Are other drivers rather competition or community?

Are other drivers rather competition or community? The more ride-hailing platforms succeed, the more they attract¬†new drivers.¬†But do¬†more drivers on the road¬†mean less¬†work¬†for you?¬†It‚Äôs clear: No matter whether they work with the same platform as you or a different one, more ride-hailing drivers can mean more competition on the road.¬†However,¬†more drivers on the road also […]

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After COVID-19: will ride-hailing pay well for drivers again?

After COVID-19: will ride-hailing pay well for drivers again? As we go into the sixth month of the Coronavirus pandemic, we can’t help but think whether ride-hailing will ever be the same. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, governments have been taking extreme measures to limit the spread of the virus. With lockdowns, social distancing, […]

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Is it time for a Union for Ride-hailing drivers?

Is it time for a Union for Ride-hailing drivers? Ride-hailing platforms have unlimited power when it comes to their partner-drivers. They dictate the prices of rides along with the earnings and bonuses of the drivers. For a while now, drivers have been complaining about the undercutting of fares, raising of commissions, and empty promises made […]

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How working for multiple ride-hailing companies can maximize your earnings

How working for multiple ride-hailing companies can maximize your earnings As a ride-hailing driver,¬†you might already have a routine for your work. Such as¬†the¬†times¬†you¬†work and locations¬†you‚Äôre more likely to get multiple rides from.¬†However,¬†as always not every day is the same and sometimes it gets slow.¬†¬† We‚Äôre here to tell you that you can change that! […]

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Why you should use a dashcam in 2020

Why you should use a dashcam in 2020 Dashcams – or dashboard cameras – have become a vital add-on for private and commercial drivers. The dashcam is a small mounted camera that records the road in front of you while you‚Äôre driving. They can also be mounted at the rear of your car to help […]

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6 strategies to maintain a top rating when working as a ride-hailing driver

6 strategies to maintain a top rating when working as a ride-hailing driver All ride-hailing services, Uber, Lyft,¬†etc..¬†have a two-way rating system¬†that¬†rates¬†the¬†driver¬†and¬†the riders¬†on a 5-star scale. The system¬†is made¬†to ensure you – the¬†driver-¬†and¬†passengers are¬†accountable for your behavior. But, the consequences of having a bad rating as a¬†driver,¬†are¬†much worse than that of passengers. Most services have […]

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How much are drivers making during COVID-19

How much do drivers make during COVID-19? In March/April 2020, the world is on hold. Most countries have ordered more or less strict lock-downs, effectively shutting down Ride-hailing. We asked drivers throughout Germany how they are dealing with COVID-19 and how much money they are effectively making in these challenging times. These are the results: […]

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How Uber makes drivers pay for the COVID-19 pandemic

How Uber makes drivers pay for the COVID-19 pandemic The epic hit of the¬†Coronavirus Pandemic¬†has put almost all¬†businesses¬†in survival mode. Everyone is struggling, but those in the ride-hailing industry have it the hardest. With social distancing and self-quarantine, there‚Äôs barely any work for ride-hailing drivers.¬†¬†¬† For all the ride-hailing services, Uber, Lyft,¬†FreeNow,¬†and many others, passenger […]

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How user ranks work in Bliq Ride

How do user ranks work in Bliq Ride? Your rank is publicly visible and depends on the number of community points you collect. If you’re new using Bliq Ride, you start as a BEGINNER and can move up from there by earning more points. Once you enter the¬†MODERATOR¬†rank, you are taking over more responsibility within […]

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Here’s how to protect yourself during COVID-19

Here’s how to protect yourself during COVID-19 When governments all over the world started advising people to stay home because of the Coronavirus pandemic, many took a hard hit, especially those working as drivers in the ride hailing industry. It‚Äôs a difficult time to be a Taxi, Uber, or Lyft driver. Business is usually slow, […]