next time you pick him up … you know who he is… now u have a mugshot here! Don’t treat private-hire drivers like taxi drivers, says Uber Singapore’s Warren Tseng SINGAPORE: It’s been four years since Uber officially launched in Singapore, its first market in Asia, and since then, tapping on third-party booking apps have[…]
1.) Observe Singapore traffic laws please. Getting fined means less money in your pocket. Why pay hard-earned money away. Please do not get summons for no reason. 24 points goes very fast.
2.) Be very aware of incentives. Decide weekly whether you are going for incentives. Decide whether Uber’s or Grab’s incentives is better for each week. If you decide to drive for incentives, take full advantage of it
Three academics from Northeastern University wrote an article where they tried to reverse engineer Uber’s surge pricing in San Francisco and Manhattan. They studied Uber’s surge price algorithm and the fairness of the pricing. Generally they found the pricing was fair, except for some “jitters” or consistency of pricing which they brought up to Uber and Uber addressed.[…]
“Pirate taxis” existed almost as soon taxicabs were introduced in Singapore. A pirate taxi was any private car that ferried passengers at negotiated rates and were unregulated, and unchecked and uninsured.