intrusive questions?

What is your response when a passenger asks "is this the only job? or do you guys also do something else?" and other personal, intrusive questions?

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May 4, 2020 6:59 AM

Most questions I just answer. The one you mention isn't too intrusive for me and often sparks a conversation. I find that passengers are more likely to tip if you have friendly conversations with them and show a keen interest.

There are of course some questions I wouldn't answer, but they haven't been asked yet. 😄

May 9, 2020 9:59 PM

I answer any question a passenger wants to know with a blunt fast answer in a friendly tone.


Most of the time, I just greet them and tell them to take care when the ride is over. Not many people want to talk.

July 23, 2020 7:42 PM

I have gotten asked if I was single a number of times. I just say no, even though I am. I am not interested in being picked up while I am working. Some people have no boundaries.

July 25, 2020 6:20 PM

I have had people ask me strange questions about my appearance, my car, my taste in music, and so on. I just try to be as polite as possible. Thankfully, most people just keep to themselves and don't want to talk.

July 25, 2020 6:37 PM

I actually don't mind this particular question. People just aren't aware of how you can earn being an Uber driver. I don't think they mean it in an insulting way so I just answer and usually ask if they are interested in becoming a driver.

July 27, 2020 12:15 AM