First of all, the rate is very cheap. You drive for 25mins+ they only charge roughly $14 then take some percentage off you of course.
Secondly, sometimes they pop up the location 25 mins away without telling you where the customer is going until you get there. So the chance of you making $3 ride after 25 mins ride is in the picture which is s U c k and it happens a lot of time.
Thirdly, after 25 mins drive the customer cancel, you don’t get paid. So you wasted your gas, your time and the possibility to make money in your closet area. Compares to Uber this company s u c k a s s because they don’t have driver protection since they only care to get more customer. The reason drivers apply for Lyft is because they want to add something to do while doing Uber at the same time.
Fourth, you may make $25 in 3 hours which is way lower than the minimum wage. People who are smart enough don’t really wanna waste their time and gas for this kind of work unless they have nothing else to sumplement their income.
Fifth, they lower your rating if you don’t accept the notification which is bullsht because the rate should be from customer. They try to make you accept everything even when it’s like 25mins away and you don’t know if you are going to drive a mile ride or 10 miles ride.
Lyft needs to improve their navigation and driver protections if they want more business. At the moment, it s u c k s
When you have lots of time to waste then it is for you