Have you ever tried to deliver food to someone via Uber Eats in the dark or pick up someone at their home for Lyft in the dark? If so, you’ll know that it’s difficult because it’s a pain in the butt to see the house numbers while driving down dark streets. Sure Lyft, Uber Eats, and Postmates provide a map with some rough indication as to what house this person lives in but really it’s never accurate. So what do you do? Many people have found success by using third-party map apps such as HERE WeGo [Apple / Android] to help find the house numbers while driving. But there are a few things you should know before you start using these out in the field and implement them in your daily driving to ensure the proper house location. This post will tell you what you need to know to make sure you select a companion map app that will let you successfully find the house number when driving in the gig economy.
How to view house numbers using HERE WeGo
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• Make sure your companion map app lets you be located without pressing many buttons. If it doesn’t, you’ll have trouble losing it up quick and finding where you are currently located. This
• Ensure your map solution has a way of zooming in quickly so you can see the house numbers.
• Any good map app should let you switch between various “layers” or methods of seeing detail on the app. This is important because not all map views are created equal.
While not necessary, some great bonus features of a great companion map app are the location of gas station locations, coffee shops (so you can go to the restroom) and parking lots so you can park and get some rest or take a quick walk when needed.
Now that you know that apps like Here WeGo exists you’re ready to find the customers house without worrying if you missed it by a few houses!
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