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Video: Uber Driver Throws Singalong Dance Party In His Car
Sometimes when we jump into an Uber car, all we can hope for is a fun conversation or at least some good music pumping through the stereo. One Uber driver took it up a notch and had a fun, dance-party-meets-singalong in his car.
Over the span of two weekends, Jonathan Gaurano, a 27-year-old driver who's been with Uber since last October, shot a video from his dashboard where he had passengers joyfully dancing, singing and lip-syncing to The Weeknd's "Can't Feel My Face." Gaurano lives in Los Angeles but often visits his girlfriend in San Francisco, so he shot the video in both cities.
Gaurano tells LAist he would only ask his passengers to partake in his video if the rider started talking to him first. He would then ask if they loved The Weeknd's track and if they would be happy to dance with him in the car for his recording. He wouldn't film them otherwise.
He assures us that he's a good driver with a 4.9-star rating on Uber, and that he would only take his hands off the wheel to dance in safe areas, or when he dropped a passenger off at their stop or was at a stop sign or red light. Gaurano adds that he's also bought a costly premium insurance on his car to make sure his passengers are covered.
When Gaurano's not driving Uber, he helps people grow their YouTube channels on social media.
We wouldn't mind hopping in Gaurano's car for a ride, but we also really like karaoke.