Truxx Announces Tips for Drivers Program

Truxx introduced the program to guarantee that all gratuity goes directly to drivers and is not used to calculate hourly earning rates.
Carlos Suarez, co-Founder, Chief Design Officer, Truxx
Carlos Suarez, co-Founder, Chief Design Officer, Truxx
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SAN FRANCISCO - Feb. 22, 2019 - PRLog -- Truxx announced the Tips for Drivers program in response to the recent fallout from Instacart, DoorDash, Amazon Flex, and other gig-services when it was recently made public that their policy included gratuity in calculating minimum workers pay rates.  The Tips for Drivers program guarantees Truxx drivers receive 100% of their earned gratuity, and that tips will not be used to calculate average hourly earnings.

In November when Instacart made public that its earning estimates include gratuity, it created a backlash that forced the popular pickup and delivery service to reverse the controversial practice.  In response, Truxx announced the Tips for Drivers program to reaffirm its policy that drivers keep all of their tips.

In a statement, Carlos Suarez, co-Founder and Chief Design Officer said "The gig economy is a powerful force, but if we are going to change the world we must value trust over money.  At Truxx, that starts with our driver (worker) network.  We've worked hard to build the first national network of active drivers and we value every one.  We made this announcement as a way to provide a clear and simple message regarding our policy: drivers keep their tips."

According to Truxx, the average gig transaction is $87, with drivers earning 70%, or just over $60.   Truxx claims that drivers can earn up to $49/hour depending on the service and job.

About Truxx

Truxx the first truck-sharing platform with a national driver network.   They connect pickup truck/van owners with people in need of moving larger items, like oversized retail purchases or for moves across town. The service also offers drivers an opportunity to earn additional income. The service is available by downloading the mobile app or online (

Prices start at just $25. Truxx is one of the first services of its kind. For more information on the company, please visit

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