The Driver Blog

Dive into the articles below for answers to your questions, community success stories, and more about being a driver in the Roadie network.

Driving Gigs for Large Vehicles: How to Make More Money With a Truck, Van, or Large SUV

With the gig economy booming, your larger vehicle is good for way more than weekend projects and friends who need help moving; it might also be a tool for increasing your earning potential. Trucks, vans, and large SUVs are in high demand for a range of driving gigs. From delivering large furniture to hauling loads …

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The Rise of Delivery Driver Apps: How to Maximize Your Earnings As A Driver

Roadie wants to help gig drivers make the most of their earning potential! Let’s explore the booming delivery industry and how delivery driver apps can mean big opportunities for gig drivers.  One of the lasting effects of the pandemic is a dramatic shift in consumer expectations for delivery speed. In the not-so-distant past, it was …

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Taxes, Insurance and Financial Freedom: There’s an App For That

Freedom and flexibility usually top the list of reasons why people become independent workers. No asking for time off, no breakroom pizza and no “Can we hop on a call real quick?” emails.  One of the few downsides is that when you’re an independent worker, you have to manage all the complexities of insurance, taxes …

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More People Are Turning to Gig Work Apps to Combat the Rising Cost of Living

You don’t need a degree in economics to know life is expensive these days. Housing, food, healthcare, transportation – it feels like everything just costs more. Although some reports show inflation cooling off, we probably shouldn’t expect things to return to pre-pandemic levels any time soon.  A paper published by the University of Chicago in …

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Driving Your Way to Financial Freedom: How to Make Money Driving

If you’ve ever considered being your own boss or finding ways to make money driving your car, you’re not alone. With the rising popularity of the gig economy and crowdsourced delivery platforms, more people are discovering creative ways to monetize their vehicles.  With the increased popularity of online shopping and food delivery apps, shoppers now …

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Roadie to the Rescue: Making a Difference One Delivery at a Time

Life often throws us unexpected curveballs that hinge on urgent deliveries. Whether it’s lost luggage, critical documents, or an essential package that needs to arrive just in time, these moments can transform an ordinary delivery into a lifeline. Drivers that deliver with Roadie are problem solvers, stress relievers, and sometimes, even unsung heroes in situations …

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