Estimated Fare Comparison in Jackson, MS - Uber vs Taxi - Uber wins! While I was waiting on a fare, cabs from two different companies drove up and grabbed a rider. One from Veteran's and the other a Jackson Cab. I was thinking about what is the actual difference between Uber's fares and the actual … Read More
If you drive for an outside carrier that picks up loads at Tyson Foods, beware. These problem has been going on for far too long. There is just so much that a dispatcher or planner can do. It seems like the emails and the phone calls and the complaints isn't sinking in with the representative betwe… Read More
The now valued $50 billion ride-hailing company Uber started operating in Jackson, MS back in December 2014 . Now going on for 8 months, there is still a lot of people who doesn't know about Uber. As summer continues on and the colleges are gearing up to start the Fall Semester soon, there are stil… Read More
I was on my way to work tonight driving down Hwy 16 E. I had the cruise set on my truck to 55 when an MHP cruiser with no light bar flashing, passed me like I was sitting still just before the hill that the speed limit dropped to 45. I didn't think much of it. So, I roll on and pull into the PowWow… Read More
The weekend of the 4th of July wasn't as good as it could have been. Jackson, MS still is a small market and Uber hasn't caught on like it has in other markets. It's people traveling in from elsewhere using Uber, that gives the rideshare company a fighting chance in Jackson. Compared to previous we… Read More
Let's back up a few days. Wednesday, June 24th; I had a load that picked up and delivered in Mobile. I didn't arrive until sometime after Midnight on Thursday. After getting unloaded, I felt sleepy. So instead of potentially endangering myself and anyone else on the road I took a nap. When I woke u… Read More
Even in Canada, Uber is seeing it's share of problems. An article from CFRA News Talk Radio states that the local Taxicab Union President is whining that Uber is getting more business than taxicab drivers. I wonder why!? Maybe it's because rideshare is a lot better than taxicabs. It doesn't take a r… Read More
I thought it was a done deal. I called 21st Century Insurance earlier this week and thought I had legitimately found an insurance company that writes personal policies with endorcements (riders) in Mississippi for the purposes of rideshare. However, when I called the company back yesterday, I was to… Read More
Let me give everyone a little history on this issue. Every insurance company in the country is running for the bunker when a customer that drives for a ride-share company (technology company, as Uber likes to be referred to) calls and asks for insurance. If you by chance obtain a policy by one of th… Read More
We all can recognize the taxicab. We see them in movies, tv shows, airports, and in your own city. The musky smell and overpriced fares is enough to make you wrinkle your nose and drain your wallet. The inconvenience of not knowing the cab company's number to having to wait a long time for a cab tha… Read More