The Pro’s and Con’s of Driving for Lyft

I have been driving for both Uber and Lyft for about a month now. I wanted to share my personal experiences of the Pro’s and Con’s of driving for Lyft.



The pay per mile and pay per minute is higher than Uber

The clock starts immediately upon arrival

The 1 out of 3 drivers tip.

They allow you to chose your preferred navigation app



Marketshare. They have just not pentrated the Boston market yet.



Top 5 Apps for Uber Drivers / Lyft Drivers

1) Waze


Get the best route, every day,

with real–time help from other drivers.

Waze is the world’s largest community-based traffic and navigation app. Join other drivers in your area who share real-time traffic and road info, saving everyone time and gas money on their daily commute.

2) Sherpa Share



Work Smarter, Earn More.

All your driving earnings, expenses, mileage and insight in one place.

Automatically integrate each trip’s earnings from Uber, Lyft, Postmates, Sidecar and more. Quickly manually enter for other services.

Easily enter (or import) expenses and see how this affetcs your net earnings.

3) Gas Buddy



5) Automatic


automatic app car

Your car is a computer

Whether your car is brand new or decades old, it has data hidden inside it about your mileage, gas usage, performance, and even its engine health.

When you drive, the app wirelessly pairs with the adapter via Bluetooth and securely stores each trip in the cloud. The app offers features every driver should have like engine diagnostics, parked car locator, and emergency crash response. All without opening the app.