We’ve all been there. We left the light on, forgot to close the glove compartment, or played the radio just a little too long with the engine off, and ended up with a dead car battery.
Los Angeles driver Luke found himself in this scenario (and without pancakes) in an IHOP parking lot. He was waiting for his next ride request, engine off and radio on, only to find that his car wouldn’t start.
He turned to his trusty Lyft app for reliable support, requesting a ride as a passenger this time. Mark, another driver, arrived, ready to give Luke a ride.
When Mark learned about Luke’s situation, he immediately cancelled the Lyft ride and switched out of driver mode. Mark brought the car back to life using his own jumper cables, spending time out of driver mode and his power driver bonus in order to help Luke.
The two Lyft drivers spoke in the parking lot together while waiting for their next ride requests. Luke was impressed to discover that Mark drives over sixty hours a week — he’s saving up for a trip to Japan to visit his extended family.
Thanks to Mark’s selflessness, Luke was able to continue driving for the rest of the night, and found himself a new friend, too.
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