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To: Uber & Lyft

Uber & Lyft: Help drivers deal with higher gas prices!!

I am asking Uber & Lyft to raise the rates that the customer pays to help drivers deal with the cost of rising gas prices!

Gas prices are hitting us hard! Both companies could also take a smaller commission from fares AND we should be paid for our mileage to pick up the customer from the point where we have accepted their request to when we have dropped them off at their desired location.

Why is this important?

Can't afford to keep driving full time. Gas prices are driving us out of the rideshare industry. We need a rate increase!

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Reasons for signing

  • The reason I signed is because Uber has reduced the amount they charge passengers, while gas prices have gone way up. As a passenger, I would be willing to pay a little more per mile and minute to compensate the driver for higher gas prices. As a driver I would like to see Uber increase it's rates, to compensate drivers. Lyft and Uber , in most cities, are at least a quarter of the cost of a taxi. The fares have a lot of room to move up, while still being affordable.
  • All the ride share companies do is pair a driver with a passenger. The fact alone they are taking up to what seems to be 40% take is unfair. They do not cover any up keep to my vehicle nor my fuel. They could at least offer drivers full Coverage that will cover all costs I. The result of an accident. However uber only covers 20k with 1k deductible and that's only while your on an active route. You should be 100% covered as soon as you hit go.
  • I just started a month ago and realized I wasnt being paid from time i accept fare. But im spending that gas to pick them up.

Updates

2018-07-18 06:56:19 -0400

1,000 signatures reached

2018-06-15 11:45:14 -0400

Curbed covered the petition and talked with several drivers. Check out the article here: https://www.curbed.com/2018/6/15/17467798/uber-drivers-lyft-gas-prices-petition

2018-06-09 21:36:54 -0400

500 signatures reached

2018-06-05 16:22:11 -0400

100 signatures reached

2018-06-05 14:40:28 -0400

50 signatures reached

2018-06-05 11:41:24 -0400

25 signatures reached

2018-06-05 11:03:12 -0400

10 signatures reached