Ride share users...stop griping about the vehicle you get!

Old Mar 14, 18, 12:36 pm
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Ride share users...stop griping about the vehicle you get!

As a driver, I'm getting tired of this. I drive a 4 door 2015 Pickup, clean, and safe. A few times I have pulled up for a ride, only to have a rider get grumpy and tell me no way they can step up into the truck. Ok, fine....but I drive what I drive people and it meets Lyft requirements. If you don't like the vehicle, canx the ride right away and get a new one!
its not that difficult...
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Old Mar 14, 18, 12:42 pm
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Originally Posted by Hawkeyefan View Post
As a driver, I'm getting tired of this. I drive a 4 door 2015 Pickup, clean, and safe. A few times I have pulled up for a ride, only to have a rider get grumpy and tell me no way they can step up into the truck. Ok, fine....but I drive what I drive people and it meets Lyft requirements. If you don't like the vehicle, canx the ride right away and get a new one!
its not that difficult...
Iíve gotten a pickup in Vegas once. I guess I wish you could filter out certain subcompacts and such, before they showed up. The pickup was ok, but just not quite what I was expecting. Some people may not want go ride in it.
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Old Mar 14, 18, 12:45 pm
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Originally Posted by Jaimito Cartero View Post
Iíve gotten a pickup in Vegas once. I guess I wish you could filter out certain subcompacts and such, before they showed up. The pickup was ok, but just not quite what I was expecting. Some people may not want go ride in it.
Agree, but when the driver with the pickup accepts the ride the rider knows what he is driving, and if he doesn't like it, he can canx and get a new ride immediately.
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Old Mar 15, 18, 3:52 pm
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I've been in subcompact cars so small where the backseat requires one rider to put his feet up, and Uber requires all cars to hold 1-4 passengers at a minimum, so yes, we get the right to gripe.
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Old Mar 19, 18, 1:28 pm
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I've been in subcompact cars so small where the backseat requires one rider to put his feet up, and Uber requires all cars to hold 1-4 passengers at a minimum, so yes, we get the right to gripe.
um, no you really don't. If the car is clean and the driver courteous and the ride safe, you are out of line docking the driver on his/her car. YOU accepted the ride with said car and declined to cancel and get a new ride with what you would define as a 'better' car. Your bad, not the drivers.
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Old Mar 19, 18, 8:15 pm
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um, no you really don't. If the car is clean and the driver courteous and the ride safe, you are out of line docking the driver on his/her car. YOU accepted the ride with said car and declined to cancel and get a new ride with what you would define as a 'better' car. Your bad, not the drivers.
Of course you can gripe. Iíve gotten rides that had no room in the trunk because of a big speakerbox. You may also not be familiar with a car model. Sometimes it not until you try to get in that you have problems. In Europe I had an Audi that was a tight fit getting in.
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Old Mar 20, 18, 7:09 am
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Originally Posted by Jaimito Cartero View Post
Of course you can gripe. Iíve gotten rides that had no room in the trunk because of a big speakerbox. You may also not be familiar with a car model. Sometimes it not until you try to get in that you have problems. In Europe I had an Audi that was a tight fit getting in.
Understood if the vehicle is not fully prepped, clean, and devoted to rideshare service. However if the vehicle meets all these objectives, how can you complain merely about the type of vehicle the driver uses, and give him a low rating based on that? With good conscience anyway.....
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Old Mar 21, 18, 6:25 am
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There is a reason why municipalities that govern for-hire vehicles to require certain models and model years.
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Old Mar 21, 18, 8:02 am
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and devoted to rideshare service.

I'm not sure of that one. Isn't a big part of the ride hailing app model letting/encouraging non-taxi drivers (average people) to use their personal cars for extra money in their spare time?
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Old Mar 23, 18, 1:20 pm
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Itís certainly a big part of the PR but it doesnít seem to be an important part of the model...
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