The App-Based Drivers Association (ABDA) is a membership association that promotes fairness, justice, and transparency in Seattle’s personal transportation industry.

ABDA represents hundreds of Uber and other drivers.  ABDA has a democratically-elected Leadership Council that consists of 13 members.  ABDA works closely with Teamsters Local 117 to ensure that drivers have the resources they need so that they can speak with a unified voice and build a better life for themselves and their families.


  • Protecting drivers’ rights
  • Building unity among members
  • Promoting safety
  • Raising standards
  • Improving service
  • Member advocacy
  • Public education
  • Growing our print and online communications

Build power for app-based drivers!  You can join ABDA online here.  If you have questions, contact Teamsters 117 Business Representative Dawn Gearhart at 206-441-4860 ext. 1254.  You can also fill out a membership application and dues withdrawal form and mail the documents to: Attn: Dawn Gearhart, 14675 Interurban Ave. S. Tukwila, WA 98168.

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