Uber partners and drivers
What you need to get started as an Uber driver
- you must be at least twenty-one years old
- have a clean driving record
- you must be able to pass a background check.
Other Things You Need To Know About How To Become An Uber Driver
Uber Car Requirments
Apart from yourself, the most important piece of kit you require to being an Uber driver-partner is obviously the car. As long as your car is in full working order and a decent condition, was built after the year 2000, has at least four doors, and can pass a vehicle inspection then it qualifies. What if you want to become a driver-partner but do not have a car? You can still apply to be an Uber driver-partner and, in some cities, Uber will help you find a qualifying vehicle.
Depending on what kind of vehicle you have, you may qualify to drive for different Uber services, from UberX to UberLUX. Higher end Uber services cost more and, as such, Uber will pay you more for your time on the road. You will also need personal insurance on your vehicle, of course, but when you are on a trip rest assured that Uber maintains a commercial policy that is specifically designed for ride-sharing on every journey.There are many rewarding reasons to become an Uber driver-partner:
- Drivers will be independent contractors, with the ability to set their own schedule.
- You can schedule driving around your obligations and earn money by driving around your own city.
If you have got a car, you have everything you need to start earning money. You know people in your city need rides, why not be the one to earn money from providing them? As a driver-partner, you can feel secure knowing that all riders are registered. You will know their name and see their rating by other driver-partners. Worried that you will be spending more money on gas or maintenance? Uber has you covered with partner discounts for gas, maintenance, phone plans and more!
Not only does Uber represent one of the fastest growing driving opportunities, you can also earn more per hour as a driver-partner than as a heavy truck driver and with many fewer requirements!
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