The Pros And Cons Of Uber

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Nowadays, smartphone becomes one of the important things that people use for almost everything: contact, searching information, shopping, etc . Using those advantages, Uber created an app which people can easily to access for booking a ride in any location at anytime. Moreover, Uber gives people lots of service that sacrifices customer’s needs, but there are some opposite ideas about banning Uber. In my opinion, Uber should not be banned. Uber gains trust by giving the driver’s information to customer for their safety. Uber will tell the license plate, driver’s name, phone number and the location of the driver. Customers can easily contact with the Uber driver when they cannot see the car when it arrived yet or when they forget their …show more content…
Uber offers part-time and full-time job for the drivers who want to improve their living conditions. According to Economics Policies for the 21st Century at the Manhattan institute paper, the author who named Jared Meyer mentions: “Only 8 percent of drivers were unemployed before they began partnering with Uber. Since this rate is not much higher than the December unemployment rate of 5.8 percent, most Uber drivers are coming to the platform because they desire flexible work and the chance to earn supplemental income—they are not coming out of desperation. Half of Uber drivers work on the platform for less than 15 hours a week.“ Uber offers a flexible job for driver and they can be their own boss. Beside that, in “Unemployment Benefits When Working Part Time in 50 States”, I found an interesting number about the amount of Massachusetts drivers can earn $674 in a week. Base on those information, I …show more content…
For instance, as an Uber customer, I can choose the type of vehicle that Uber offers to ride such as Uber Black, Uber X, Uber Pool, Uber XL, Uber SUV. I can split the trip fare with my friends who go on the trip with me. “If you need to get around for as cheap as possible without the prolonged travel time of a bus, the new shared-ride service called Uber Pool can be as low as $3 per person, depending on your destination. You share the car with one or two other riders who are going a similar direction.”- said by author named Amanda Meadow in “Is Uber cheaper than taxi? Not always.” Customers do not need to give tips for drivers, but Uber drivers always give the best services for their customers; such as they place the candies, and water; they ask if we want to play our music or open the door when we arrive the

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