Category Archives for "Fall-Back Plan"

Self-Driving Cars: They Just Won’t Go Away

You Can't Handle the Truth

You Can't Handle the Truth

Following the articles I've written recently about self-driving cars and the effect that it's going to have on us as Uber drivers, effectively making us redundant, a (small) number of Rideshare Guy subscribers have unsubscribed.

That's OK. It's human nature to bury our heads in the sand and try to ignore things we don't like. And clearly we don't like someone telling us that a source of income that we might be relying on is about to disappear.

But the fact is, folk, they are not about to go away.

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It's Official: Driverless Buses

Driverless Bus in NSW with LIDAR

Australian transport officials have travelled to Sweden to look at getting driverless buses brought to our shores.

The city of Barkaby is one of the first in the world to allow the autonomous buses to run in regular traffic.

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Are You Ready for Redundancy?

Do You Have a Fall-Back Plan?

Fallback Plan for Uber Drivers

As I mentioned in a previous post, I'm no longer driving for Uber.

This came about by accident or, perhaps more accurately, by force of circumstance. But it turned out to be a good thing.

It happened when I had a (very) expensive repair bill - $9,000 to source and replace the high pressure fuel pump, which lives inside the fuel tank and so is labour-intensive to replace. Along with all the ancillary components that support it.

Unfortunately, it happened while I was transporting Uber riders to the airport. I managed to flag down another Uber driver, who got my passengers to their destination and I then spent the rest of the day organising roadside assistance and a tow truck to get the vehicle to a specialist dealer for the repair.

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