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7 Tutorial Videos For Uber Drivers


In this post, we bring you a list of 7 helpful YouTube and Vimeo tutorials that we strongly believe new and existing Uber drivers should watch. These videos contain relevant information that drivers can employ to either increase their income or to increase their driver ratings. Uber DriversThis information will help drivers sustain a profitable Uber business.  


  1. Background Advice For Uber Drivershttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D16zQsdQWo0

This video contains background research that an intending driver should do before signing up to be an Uber driver. I find the information in this video very interesting as it serves as an eye-opener. The speaker highlights the importance of taking a ride as an Uber driver and how that serves as a tool for better understanding of the Uber business before you start at all.


  1. How to Upload Your Documentshttps://vimeo.com/94127044

Most new Uber drivers face trouble uploading their documents. I have had to respond to a couple of emails from drivers who needed help with uploading their documents. This video contains important information about how to upload your photo, driver’s license and other documents.  


  1. 20 Things You Should Have in Your Car as an Uber Driverhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRbB_-aVos0

The driver in this video lists the things you need in your car for a great driving experience. He lists hand vacuums, cellphone clip-holder, dashcams, flashlight, glass cleaners, cable charger, auxiliary cable and many other important tools that can help you as an Uber driver.


  1. Uber Navigation toolshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbzwAuZP8S4

This video contains information on how Uber drivers can use navigation apps to avoid traffic, drive effectively and save a whole lot of money on your car. Although many drivers already use the Waze app, this video shows the driver how this navigation app can do more than showing you the next turn.


  1. The Two Phone Trick https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s3j025HuhJw

This video shows how to make more money by using two phones as an Uber driver. He explains how having the driver and passenger apps on two different phones can help you make more money driving your Uber car.


  1. What is The Best Car to Usehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_TwPyVQYO4

This video shows an analysis of cars that would best fit an Uber driver under different Uber services. The speaker uses fuel economy, vehicle maintenance cost and others as factors that should guide an Uber driver’s choice when choosing which car to use.


  1. How to Keep Your Car Protectedhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4SubNcyfYgU

This video contains information on accessories that can help you protect your Uber car.  The Uber driver revealed a trick on how to let passengers know they have a right to tip without having to ask.


We hope you find these videos helpful and use them to maximize your Uber driver experience.


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Possible Implications Of Fingerprinting Uber Drivers


This post will shed light on the implications of fingerprinting ridesharing drivers. In an interview reported by CNN’s Heather Kelly, Uber’s CEO – Kalanick, tried as much as possible to explain why fingerprinting would be an unfair burden on Uber drivers and the sign up process as a whole. Besides the cost implication of going through the finger printing checks, the time it takes to get through the process is also a big problem.

Before this interview, Kalanick had made it clear that fingerprinting Uber drivers makes it impossible for Uber to operate smoothly in any city. You recall that this was one of the major reasons why Uber pulled out of the city of Austin.


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Trying to explain further, Kalanick stated that the other reasons for not wanting to fingerprint Uber drivers also has a lot to do with getting justice for people who have been unfairly ensnared in the U.S. criminal justice system. By using fairer background check methods, Uber gives intending drivers who have been previously arrested the chance to work as independent contractors and earn as much as they are willing to work.

Quoting Kalanick, Heather wrote in her post: “Imagine a country where people might get arrested who shouldn’t get arrested. Imagine if that country were the U.S. We have systems in place where if you’re arrested, you literally can’t get work, even if you’re found to be innocent. And it’s unjust.”

Combining the time, cost and justice factor, you see that Uber is convinced that they have sufficient reasons to stand their ground against finger printing checks. It is possible that we may never see a situation where Uber will be willing to subject drivers to such stringent measures like finger printing. However, I hope that authorities in cities like Austin and many others where fingerprinting drivers is a point of debate will try to reach a reasonable compromise with Uber and join them in ensuring that all citizens have equal rights – at least the right to earn a living.



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Top 25 Information Portals for Uber Drivers



Whether you are an Uber driver, an Entrepreneur, or just someone that needs to research information on Uber -There is nothing more helpful than reading about stories, experiences, problems, etc. of other people. That is why we have compiled a list of the 25 best forums, groups and informative sites on the internet for Uber drivers (in no particular order).



  1. Uberpeople.net

This is one of the better sites online to read the experiences of a community of rideshare drivers. It’s free to sign up, which is a major plus.

  1. Uberforum.com

This is a forum where you can write your own tips and read the tips that other post. If you want little nuggets of useful information, this forum is great.

  1. Uberdrivers.com

This is a forum that provides you with news, blogs, and advice and allows you to communicate with other drivers.

  1. Peers.org

This is a website that is great for asking questions and getting/giving advice about any job, including Uber driving—it is not specific to Uber driving but is great nonetheless.

  1. Reddit.com/r/uberdrivers/

This subreddit is full of some surprisingly useful questions and discussions about Uber.

  1. Uberdrivers.eu

This is a forum that is specifically for those that are in the United Kingdom or any other country in Europe.



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Facebook Groups/Pages:

  1. Uber Drivers

This is a Facebook group where you can connect with other drivers and share/receive advice, information and stories all for free!

  1. Uber Man Driver Network

This is another Facebook group to communicate with other Uber drivers. Friendly debates and arguments are encouraged in this group, which can be fun and educational.

  1. Uber Drivers.com

This is a Facebook group which is similar to the website but has a more personal feel. If you want a slightly more closed community to share and seek tips and knowledge, this one is great.

  1. Uber Drivers Austin

This is a specific page for, of course, Uber drivers in Austin to share advice.

  1. Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar drivers

As the name suggest, this is a page for drivers of Uber, Lyft and Sidecar to communicate.

  1. Uber India

This is a group that is specific for Uber driver in this area (India) to trade their knowledge.

  1. Happy Uber Drivers

This is a small yet useful page to ensure that you are…well, a happy Uber driver!  If you are a sour puss – you probably shouldn’t join this group.

  1. Uber Woman Driver Network

This is a group that is specifically for female Uber drivers to share their knowledge!

  1. Uberx Drivers Jersey Shore/South Jersey

This is another location specific group that can help people in South Jersey with their Uber-related questions.

  1. Orange County Uber Drivers

This is a very small but useful group for Uber drivers in Orange County, California, US

  1. Uber

This is Uber’s very own facebook page.



Uber Centric Websites:

  1. Uberkit.net/blog/

Our blog obviously provides information on uber drivers, or else you would not be here.

  1. Ridesharedashboard.com

This is a site with some up-to-date news and information for Uber drivers.

  1. Idrivewithuber.com

This is a site where one Uber driver shares his experiences and advice.

  1. Ubermanilatips.com

This is a website with tips specifically for Uber drivers in Manila.

  1. Uberestimator.com

This is a site that will help you calculate your Uber fares.

  1. Uber.com

The original Uber website, Uber.com, also has some pretty useful information for both Uber drivers and passengers.

  1. Therideshareguy.com

Founded by “Harry”: This is an informative website for Uber drivers, with a lot of good tips. It has a great Q and A forum, too.

  1. Uberdriverdiaries.com

This is an Uber blog with a friendly, casual feel to it—Reading it feels like getting advice from a friend!

  1. lyftubernewsletter.com

This is a blog by Rich (an Uber and Lyft driver) that covers helpful tips beneficial to Uber and Lyft drivers!




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