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Need A Ride? Uber Comes To Roseburg


Brian Bennett has been an Uber driver in Roseburg for about three weeks. He is one of three drivers who drive for the popular ride-hailing service in town.

Brian Bennett has been an Uber driver in Roseburg for about three weeks. He is one of three drivers who drive for the popular ride-hailing service in town.

Mike Henneke/The News-Review

Peggy Wilcox and Brian Bennett want to take you for a ride.

That’s what you do when you are an Uber driver offering the popular ride-sharing program in Roseburg for the first time.

Uber touts one-click ride-sharing through a smartphone app. People can request a ride, and, if drivers are available, they will come pick the person up within minutes.
 
“Uber is very efficient,” Wilcox said. “You can get picked up within 5 minutes, and fares can be less than $5, depending on demand and how long the ride takes.”

Read the whole story at The News-Review.

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