Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Was A Taxi Driver In An UberX Car Last Night


Travis Kalanick Uber Limo Driver

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick took the wheel last night, driving an UberX through San Francisco.


Kalanick cruised through the winding California roads, tweeting along the way.

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He was excited about the car he ended up driving:

The CEO also expressed some concern about his ratings from customers. Uber, which allows you to rate your driver, is very strict about their drivers maintaining a high number of stars.


But sometimes, the maps app isn't totally helpful:

Select passengers got to hear Kalanick's background before he founded Uber in 2009:

Kalanick's tweets give a pretty good idea of what it's like to be an Uber driver out in San Francisco. And of course, Kalanick gave a "#nosurge" shoutout, seemingly a nudge to those who slammed his supply and demand business model.