At a time when technology is advancing our lives in every imaginable way, UBER has single handedly transformed passenger transportation unlike any other single entity since Ford Motor Company! UBER’s software application allows a person desiring transportation to almost immediately electronically hail a vehicle from many locations in North America, and countries around the world. The primary reasons for UBER’s success is SIMPLICITY and CONVENIENCE, especially as compared to the old school methodology of calling a taxi dispatch company, waiting from someone to answer, waiting an unknown period of time for the car to arrive, and facing an unknown fare for the trip. UBER solves these inconveniences by communicating immediately with the passenger relative to the transport vehicle’s arrival time, trip cost, which is electronically billed to the passenger’s credit card, and in some cases including a photo of the driver. What could possibly be better?
For all the conveniences UBER has presented, there is a wake of destruction being created when something goes wrong for both the UBER driver AND passenger. [Read more…]