These are my stories working my side hustle as a Lyft driver in Southern California primarily in OC and LA areas. I write these stories with the hope you'll learn something about this gig. If you are a driver you can pickup tips from me as I go through learning about this #gigeconomy life. For the riders I hope you learn something from your fellow riders and how you can be a better rider yourself.

Working these gigs is enjoyable but can be grueling. Being your own boss is awesome but without proper training or research you can find yourself working an upward battle. I hope my stories help you. Be safe out there!

I drive a 2018 Kia Niro that I bought 119 days ago.

Throughout these stores I may reference to apps, tools, products and services that I use on a daily basis, most of these are affiliate links and by you clicking on them you are helping me monetarily. Thanks! 


Bird Chargers

By Jason Tucker / July 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

When you don’t have a car how do you participate in the cake economy. Being a Bird Charger seems to be one great way of doing so!

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Disneyland is always good for a pick up

By Jason Tucker / July 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

This is one of my adventures driving for Lyft as my side hustle while working full time. When I drive, I typically spend 3 hours a night picking up perfect strangers and making fast friends with folks, but on a Monday there wasn’t much going on so I had to improvise.

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Lyft to the Airport

By Jason Tucker / May 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Last night I went online with Lyft just outside my house and got a ping to pick up a person in Friendly Hills in Whittier about 1 mile away. I picked up a guy who from what I found out I needed to go to LAX I quickly put the TNC authorization thing on my…

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Lyft pickup from the Honda Center home of the Anaheim Ducks

By Jason Tucker / April 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

As a Lyft driver you never know where you will end up, some days its Hollywood and other times it’s San Diego. For the most part this day of adventures had me in North Orange County.

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Staying close to home driving for Lyft

By Jason Tucker / April 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

Sometimes you don’t have to drive very far from home. Here is some stories of my Lyft and Uber Eats adventures in in Orange County

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