Nashville Lyft Driver Flees Police, Accelerates Toward Another Officer & Pedestrians – Felony Charges | Joe Lamberson

Lyft Driver with a suspended license charged with multiple felonies after fleeing from MNPD Officers during attempted traffic stop for blocking traffic, nearly hits another officer & pedestrians with vehicle at Monday night’s Predator’s hockey game downtown. Nashville Lyft Driver Joseph Lamberson (“Joe”) was dropping off passengers at Monday night’s Predator’s game at Bridgestone Arena when MNPD observed him blocking traffic on Demonbreun St west bound. A Uniformed MNPD officer directed him to pull into the center lane, at which time the Lyft driver, Joe Lamberson, accelerated at a high…

Uber/Lyft Drivers Ridicule Muslim Driver for Praying at Nashville Airport Waiting Area

Uber drivers are independent contractors, not company employees, so they have a lot of wiggle room in the ‘co-workers’ concept – because they have no co-workers, as they are their own boss, simply sharing a ride-hailing platform. So when they do something that in any regular job would land you sitting across from an HR manager, and likely a security escort to clean out your desk, there is often no equivalent action in the world of independent contracting. But what was witnessed Thursday, as ride-share drivers ridiculed and made fun…

Nashville Lyft Driver Kicks ‘Poor’ Passengers Out of BMW, says “How in the heck could they afford a premium ride” – on Thanksgiving Day

Angie Higgins is a Lyft Driver and first female Commander of VFW Post 5064, and on Thanksgiving evening around 4PM she got a request for a Lyft Premier ride, and she traveled to the passenger’s pick up location, which was a hotel in Murfreesboro, no different than a hundred other similar rides every day in the nashville Lyft market. The ride was estimated to be about 45 minutes. Except she ended the ride and dumped her passengers at a gas station shortly after picking them up. What did she have…

Nashville Lyft Driver calls 911 on Black Passenger Who Refuses to Give $5 Cash Tip

Nashville Lyft driver Lee Lazarus was driving for Lyft when he picked up a passenger earlier this month in Nashville. He picked up the passenger at the Airport, and the passenger needed to stop and get liquor and cigarettes, a very common request for someone just coming into town, and Lyft even allows for stops to be added, and recommends they stay under 10 minutes to be considerate of the driver’s time (drivers do get paid for this time, just at a lower rate than if they were driving). UPDATE:…

Nashville Uber Driver Posts Pickup Address Online After Passenger Complaint Against Him

Tom Dueringer, who has been driving for Uber for about 17 months, was driving his 2016 Ford Focus Friday night when he got a ping to pick up passengers in East Nashville. Due to the ongoing road closures due to construction,  a slightly longer route had to be taken to their Donelson destination. Due to this, or other reasons, Dueringer received a notice that he had complaints on his professionalism and safety. He determines, in his mind, that it must be from these particular passengers, and posts their pickup address…

Meet Uber Driver Alan Lamb & His Charges: 3 Assaults, 2 Harassments, 3 Drugs, & More…

Would get in an Uber with someone that had plead guilty to an assault charge? how about an assault with physical contact? how about an assault w/threat of bodily injury? What if they had had plead guilty of drug possession, and three probation violations? Now let’s add on charges for 2 more drug possessions, 2 more harassment charges. a driving on a suspended license, speeding, and no insurance? let’s add a state citation for illegal gambling. Despite background checks, it appears this person drives for Uber as a rideshare driver.…

FELONY ARREST: Nashville Uber/Lyft Driver Rams Girlfriend’s Car, Pulls Her Out, Assaults Her. Meet Eddy ‘William’ Crawford

Early Sunday morning, officers arrested Eddie William Crawford and charged him with Felony Assault, Aggravated – Deadly Weapon – Int/Kn (39-13-102(a)(1)(A)*10). Crawford admits, from a police affidavit, that he was upset with his girlfriend for going out and wanted her to come/stay home. While she was in the passenger seat of her vehicle, on 7th St in East Nashville, he rammed his vehicle into hers, then exited his vehicle, and pulled his girlfriend out of her vehicle and began to assault her. Bystanders notified MNPD who arrested Crawford, and filed the…

Lyft Driver Arrested for Stealing Passenger’s Purse in Nashville

During Nashville’s CMA Fest week in June, rideshare drivers from nearby cities came to Nashville to make some extra cash and help with the projected spike us of rideshare services such as Uber & Lyft. Keleian Dawson, a Memphis resident, was driving in Nashville for Lyft during this week. When he picked up a passenger from Winner’s bar on Division St – he is reported to have kept more than just his fare. According to police reports from the MNPD, he stole his rider’s purse when she fell asleep in his…

Nashville Lyft Driver Has Meltdown over Gay Pride; Says Lyft Will Not Use Him to “Spread the Gay Agenda”

Earlier this week, Lyft announced that it’s Amp light will display rainbow colors for a period of time to celebrate LGBT Pride Month celebrations in each city it operates. Nashville Lyft drivers will see their Amp show rainbow colors June 23 – 25, to coincide with Nashville Pride. A Nashville driver says he will not be use to “spread the gay agenda” of Lyft. Nashville Lyft Driver Brian Ward is having no part in the celebration of equality and acceptance of others, and refuses to use it during Pride weekend,…

How Many Hours is your Uber/Lyft Driver Driving?

What if you could make $300 a day, would you work any number of hours to get to that goal? What if you were responsible for a passenger in your car, and that job was driving? That’s exactly what’s happening in Nashville with the Uber and Lyft drivers. We’ve found drivers working over 15 hours in a day behind the wheel. How would you feel knowing your Uber/Lyft driver was working 15 hours behind the wheel? Would you feel that was safe for them to drive you to your destination?…