‘Their Loads Are Garbage’: Drivers Say Uber’s Trucking Business Is Making a Tough Job Worse

Uber Freight says its app offers drivers more transparency and consistent earnings, but some truckers are worried it won’t help them for the long haul

Richard Hernandez, an Arkansas truck driver, regularly books loads on Uber Freight. “I think they’re just trying to increase their profit margin,” he says of the app. Photographed on November 13, 2020 in Atkins, Arkansas by Terra Fondriest for OneZero

“I’m not going to haul your extra freight for nothing.”

“They pay fast, they pay pretty good, and they pay fast.”

“Run all your competition out of business, you’d be the sole provider making a crap ton of money.”

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