Ridesharing can be dangerous for passengers, but there’s an equally important flip side that is discussed far less often: the safety of the drivers. Uber itself has said that the majority of its safety incidents involve “abusive riders on drivers,” so we put together the 4 best ways for rideshare drivers to protect themselves and avoid the worst case scenario.
If you live in a city and use ridesharing apps to get around, you’re likely familiar with the unfortunate reality of Uber’s surge pricing feature. Thankfully, there are a few ways to work around the fare hike.
You may not think you have any ridesharing options besides Lyft and Uber, but there’s good news: you do! Although Lyft and Uber dominate the app-based ridesharing game, there are many other services to choose from, depending on where you’re living or where you’ll be traveling.