I began driving for Lyft for a number of reasons. Yes, the flexibility is very important to me because of my 13 year old son but also because I have health issues that restrict how long I can stand or sit, so being able to stop when I need to is what makes ridesharing so perfect for me. My very favorite part about driving is getting to meet so many different people and knowing that I'm getting people home safely. I also have a 25-year-old daughter so it makes me feel so good that I offer a safe, comfortable ride to young women working late. That's really important to me because I worry about my own daughter, so knowing that I'm getting someone else's daughter home safely makes me feel good. At this stage of my life, with the health issues I have, there's no other job that would be so flexible or understanding of my physical limitations.
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