Can you get an Uber while drunk?

So, intoxicated passengers are a problem for Uber. And based on a patent application, the company thinks it’s found a way to solve it: Just don’t give drunk people rides. On Thursday, as CNN Money reported, the U.S. Patent and Trademark office published an application Uber filed in December 2016.

Can you take a cooler in an Uber?

As long as the ice cooler is leak-proof and tightly closed while placed in the vehicle trunk, a passenger can carry it with them in Uber. Riders should also remember that the driver can take photos of any spilled liquid and fine the passenger for a cleaning fee via the app.

Are Uber drivers allowed to smoke?

From what I can gather, the general consensus among drivers is that smoking in their own vehicle would be bad for ratings, and thus, bad for business. But Uber does not specifically prohibit smoking. Lyft does have a no smoking policy listed on their guidelines.

What is Uber’s code of conduct?

We are committed to upholding fundamental human rights and believe that all human beings around the world should be treated with dignity, fairness, and respect. Uber does not use or condone the use of slave labor or human trafficking and denounces any degrading treatment of individuals or unsafe working conditions.

Can Uber refuse a drunk person?

Yes, the drivers are independent contractors and they drive their own car. It’s perfectly legal to deny service to drunken or unruly passengers (or passenger-to-be). Uber also suggests similarly for people who do not follow the community guidelines.

Is it rude to eat in an Uber?

As long as you are treating the vehicle with respect, there’s nothing wrong with taking a snack break in an Uber or Lyft. Everyone has had that day where there is simply no other time to eat except for when you’re in the car; sometimes you don’t have a choice.

Will Uber wait while I shop?

Not really. As Uber is an on-demand service, you request a ride when you need a ride. There are ways to schedule a ride in advance, but this isn’t so much considered a round-trip in a traditional sense, and there are no discounts.

Why is it such a good idea for Uber drivers to take drunk riders?

There are some real benefits here for drivers if this technology does come to fruition. For instance, simply being able to opt-out of accepting drunk passengers would help many drivers avoid situations where they feel uncomfortable or unsafe and put more power in the hands of drivers.

What can get you banned from Uber?

Whether you are a rider or a driver, these are the unacceptable actions that can get you permanently banned:

  • Committing fraud.
  • Using abusing language or gestures.
  • Having physical contact.
  • Damaging property.
  • Initiating unwanted contact after the ride.
  • Breaking the law.

What happens if I throw up in an Uber?

Riders are responsible for messes made to the interior or exterior of a vehicle (such as vomiting or food spills), and are paid in full to the driver. In the event that you are charged a cleaning fee, you will receive an updated trip receipt.

Can you drink alcohol in an Uber?

Some Uber drivers won’t allow it even if the state does because they don’t want spilled alcohol in their car. On the other hand, some Uber drivers don’t know or care about the law and will allow their passengers to drink. To be safe, it would be better to know the laws in the city you are in.

How do I get alcohol delivered from UberEats?

Download the UberEats app on your phone. Enter your address to make sure that UberEats is available in your area. It’s available in most U.S. cities, but smaller towns might have more limited options. Browse alcoholic drinks through the app and select what you’d like them to deliver.

Can you get banned from Uber for any reason?

Uber’s stated community guidelines say that users can be banned for a variety of activities — one of which is breaking the local law while using Uber. “For example,” they write, “bringing open containers of alcohol or drugs into the car.”

Why does Uber Eats require a picture of my ID?

The Uber Eats app will require you to take a picture of both sides of your ID before you complete your purchase. This is to ensure that you are of legal age to purchase alcohol and prevent delivery workers from having to cancel orders.