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Pedestrian Safety

Pedestrian Safety

Tragedy occurred in Grand Rapids this past Saturday night.  Two people were killed in a hit-and-run accident downtown. While the details are still being released to the public, the one piece of information that we do know is the driver ran a stop sign and hit the...

Is the Uber Gobank Debit Card worth it?

Is the Uber Gobank Debit Card worth it?

My Experience with the Uber Gobank Debit Card In late August, after my car fiasco, I decided to go try the Uber debit card. I finally achieved Platinum Pro Status on Uber  and the 11% cash back made it seem worth it. In reality, though, the 11% back was just a...

Recent Lyft and Uber Updates

Recent Lyft and Uber Updates

There have been many changes on the Uber and Lyft platforms this year, especially in markets that didn’t previously have Uber Pro.  Uber finally rolled out Pro to all markets and Lyft eliminated the percent based Prime Time” that they had been using, in favor of a...

Garbage Truck Snafu

Garbage Truck Snafu

The other day I had an incident with a garbage truck.  I, like many of you, am a multi-gig driver and was currently on an Amazon Flex route.  Of course, today was a day that had me far from home. I was about an hour away actually, in a town called Portland,...

Car Seat Safety

Car Seat Safety

There is nothing like arriving to your pick-up destination, especially after taking the chance that the 12-minute drive would be worth it, to see a parent and multiple small children.  “Well crap,” is what I usually say, or at least some NSFW variation of that...

2 Crazy Adventures

2 Crazy Adventures

Hi All, Jesper here. So we are called the GR Rideshare Adventures after all, so I figured I would share 2 adventures from my nights in GR. These are both kinda old, and 1 is good, and the other is the night I learned to be better about confirming the passenger before...

The long and lonely road

The long and lonely road

Hi, Jesper here. I have been rideshare driving for almost 3 years, mostly as a weekend warrior driving primarily Friday and Saturday evenings. About 1.5 years ago I almost quit! The honeymoon period was over, and it was no longer feeling like the needed break from my...

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