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Why Uber is Deactivating So Many Drivers

Updated: Nov 15, 2022

In this article, we will be discussing the main reasons why so many Uber drivers are being deactivated right now...

Why Uber is Deactivating So Many Drivers

Uber CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi speaking at a conference.

So, it's no surprise that driving for Uber is an awesome job. So many perks, great benefits, and high earnings. It's a dream job of a lifetime! However, because Uber drivers are 1099 workers, they operate as an independent contractor and can essentially be deactivated at any given moment.


So, we will discuss the most common ways that drivers get deactivated, and also discuss some ways drivers get can reactivated if they've been deactivated.


Keep in mind, Driverly helps drivers who have been deactivated to help them get reactivated. In order to gain access to Driverly's reactivation services, gig workers can sign up for a Driverly Premium Membership.


Why Uber Deactivates Drivers So Many Drivers

  1. Background Check Didn't Pass

  2. Uber Driver Rating Too Low

  3. Too Many Reports From Passengers

  4. Serious Report From Passenger

  5. Driver Using Duplicate Accounts



How Drivers Can Get Reactivated After Being Deactivated

  1. Driverly helps drivers get reactivated for users who have the Driverly Premium Membership.

  2. Contact Uber Customer Support

  3. Go to a Uber Greenlight Hub

  4. Send Uber an email

  5. Send Uber an appeal

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