Tag Archives: Drivers:

Railway job and the craze to be in ‘driver’s seat’

The perks make up for the stress and long work hours of a loco pilot A day as a train driver is no walk in the park. But despite the long and unearthly working hours, constant stress and skewed work-life balance, the job of the driver, called assistant loco pilot (ALP), is the most sought-after among candidates appearing for the ... Read More »

Demonetisation: Ola Partners With Banks, Oil Companies to Help Drivers Go Cashless to Buy Fuel

Cab aggregator Ola on Wednesday announced that it has joined hands with leading banks and oil and gas companies to help driver-partners fight cash crunch post demonetisation of high value currency notes. In Bengaluru, Ola has partnered with BPCL to facilitate the process of obtaining fuel e-vouchers across all BPCL petrol pumps in the city, Ola said in a statement ... Read More »

US Wants Phone Makers to Lock Out Most Apps for Drivers

  The government wants smartphone makers to lock out most apps when the phone is being used by someone driving a car. The voluntary guidelines unveiled Wednesday are designed to reduce crashes caused by drivers distracted by phones. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration also wants automakers to make infotainment systems easy to pair with smartphones. Drivers could still make ... Read More »

Hundreds of Taiwan Drivers Fined After Pokemon Go Launch

Nearly 350 drivers in Taiwan were slapped with fines for playing on their phones after Pokemon Go launched on the island, which has already resulted in broken legs and museum bans. The gaming app has sparked a global frenzy since its launch last month as users hunt for virtual cartoon characters overlaid on real-world locations using augmented reality technology. A ... Read More »

Uber Recognises Drivers’ Guild in new york

Uber on Tuesday said it had agreed to aid the creation of a guild for its drivers in the big apple, the ultra-modern sign the enterprise is opening to their having a say within the ride-percentage commercial enterprise. The smartphone app said it’d returned the formation of the unbiased Drivers Guild for its 35,000 drivers in new york under the ... Read More »

Lyft and GM Roll Out Car Rental Program to Attract More Drivers

Drivers for ride-hailing app Lyft will no longer face the imperative of owning a car under a rental program launched on Monday with General Motors Co. The initiative is the first to come out of a two-month-old partnership between the automotive giant and ride service upstart, and is Lyft’s latest move to get more drivers on its app as it ... Read More »

Playing The Division on Windows PC? Don’t Upgrade to Nvidia’s Latest Drivers

Video card company Nvidia released a new driver for its GeForce GPUs. Dubbed as the Game Ready Driver version 364.47, it brings a host of optimisations to improve your experience in Ubisoft’s shared world shooter The Division as well as Need for Speed which hits PCs this month However those who have upgraded to version 364.47 have been hit with ... Read More »

Uber Gives Pakistan Drivers Classes to Deter Sex Harassment

Uber is teaching its drivers in Pakistan how not to sexually harass women, a spokeswoman said Friday, after the popular transport app launched in the conservative country where women are often hassled on public transport. In Pakistan, “there is lack of knowledge on what constitutes sexual harassment”, said Shaden Abdellatif, a spokeswoman for ride-hailing service that launched in the teeming ... Read More »

Amazon Expanding Deliveries by Its ‘On-Demand’ Drivers: Report

Amazon.com Inc is quietly inviting drivers for its new “on-demand” delivery service to handle its standard packages, as the online retailer known for low prices and razor-thin profit margins looks to speed up delivery times and tamp down its growing multi-billion dollar logistics bill. The move, which has not been announced publicly, is the latest sign that the world’s biggest ... Read More »