Posts Tagged ‘driver’

The Sad Scene at the Fell Street DMV, with People Waiting in Line at Six-Something AM – What Do They Know?

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

This was at about 6:20 AM:

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What compels people to start queuing up two hours afore a joint opens? Is this a winning strategy?

Poor UBER Lyft Driver Gets Pwned for $192 for Overnight Parking in Golden Gate Park / Parking at “Car-Free” Saturday

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Perhaps not an UBER driver, but you can never tell. A lot of them swing both ways.

What was this driver thinking leaving this ride in Golden Gate Park? IDK

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The entrance at 7th Avenue and Lincoln states that towing is a possibility for overnight parkers.

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This side of the sign might be hard to read from a distance…

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…but this side isn’t.

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Oh well, a couple hundred of dollars later, a lesson learned…

Lyft Harley – Probably a Joke, But That Large Pink Mustache Certainly Looks Legit

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

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Scythed Chariot with 18 Wheels – It’s Ben Hur 2017

Monday, June 26th, 2017

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UBER Driver Lost in Frisco REALLY Wants to Make an Illegal Left Off of Masonic

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Charging down Masonic at a sloooow rate of speed, eventually making a legal turn the next block down.

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And this UBER Lyfter lives in town, so imagine how all those people who drive in from Santa Cruz drive.

Anyway, multiply this by 40,000 and you have part of the reason why traffic has increased so so much recently…

Hit and Run: Frisco Driver Hit a Car, Which Hit Another Car, Which Hit Another Car, Which Hit Another Car

Friday, May 5th, 2017

An oldie but a goodie, from back in the day.

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These days, there’s be a Prius or two in the mix.

Lyft Driver Gets Busted by a Park Ranger for Driving on JFK on a Healthy / Shut Down Sunday

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

This was on a “Healthy Sunday,” or a Shut Down Sunday, or a Car-Free Sunday, or whatever you call it when the eastern part of JFK gets shut down on a Sunday. Deets from the RPD: GOLDEN GATE PARK ROAD CLOSURES.

Anyway, I assume that was the trouble here:

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“On Sundays and all holidays, John F Kennedy Drive (JFK) is closed from the East End (Kezar Drive) to Transverse Drive and on Saturdays from April through September, JFK is closed to vehicle traffic from 8th Ave to Transverse Drive.”

Message to UBER / Lyft Drivers: Welcome to Frisco – Now Here’s the Right Way/Wrong Way to Drop People Off

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Frisco doesn’t have all that many freeways, have you noticed that yet? Instead we have substitutes like Fell / Oak and Bush / Pine – one way streets two or three or four lanes wide.

LIke this:

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But you wouldn’t just stop to let somebody off on a freeway, right? Why not pull in to a driveway instead, if you know it’s going to take a while? You see, it all depends on the situation. But the reason why people are honking at you is because you’re differing from the norms what have been established here. Sometimes double parking for a minute or two or more or a lot more is considered acceptable and sometimes its not. It’s a time / place / manner thing. Simply following Google Maps to an address and then stopping right out front on the road is sometimes not good is what I’m saying…

And now this, an UBER Lift driver who pulled into an alley to drop off, same day same place as above.

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This is very rare. The problem is that the driver then had to back out of here with an awkward three or five point turn and then try to get back on congested Laguna, which was particularly clogged up at this time. It would have been totally fine to unload during the 35 seconds or so that you’d be staring at a red light. In this case, you’re being far too polite.

So that’s it, lesson finished.

And you know, I don’t know how it’s going to end for you all. Relying on a constant stream of new people coming in reminds me of an Herbalife situation, which I don’t know how that’s going to work out either…

Anyway, the Rules Are Different Here is what I’m saying

An Uber / Lyft Prius Hits a Pedestrian and Somehow Winds Up on the Shoulder of Inbound I-80 Near Pinole? – And Is This a Private Investigator?

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

As seen Friday afternoon, a few klicks southwest of Pinole:

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The Prius on the left has UBER and Lyft trade dress. It appears to have hit somebody at speed.

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The very similar Toyota Prius Hybrid on the right could be a fellow TNC driver, or an accident investigator the kind of which taxi companies send to accident scenes sometimes.

What happened here is a mystery to me.

A Friendly BMW Driver on Fulton: “THIS IS MY PEACE SYMBOL”

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Hey man. That’s not too groovy, man.

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