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Become a Successful Uber Driver-Fast Track to a Ride

If you enjoy driving, meeting new people, choosing the hours to work, and adding an extra income, then fast-tracking to a ride-hail gig may interest you. These three steps of bullets give a simple, but not necessarily easy, roadmap to follow to become a successful Uber driver.

Pew Research shows 36% of adults have used ride-hail services. Specialty niches are evolving to cater to the unique requirements of women, children, and pets. As a driver starting out or redefining the results you want to achieve requires having a definition of success for your efforts.

Step 1 – Define the Outcome

Starting any job venture starts with the goals you want to accomplish.

  • How much money is do you want to earn?
  • How quickly do you want to earn it?
  • Get help & learn to earn faster
  • Join a community to stay out front

Step 2 – Obtain your Uber Driver Code

Anyone can drive for Uber. Here are the minimum current requirements determined by your city.

  • Meet the minimum driving age for your city
  • Proof of at least one year of license history in the US if over 23 years old. Three years of history are required if you are under 23 years of age
  • Provide proof of current valid driver’s license
  • Have use of an eligible 4-door car

In order to get registered with Uber, you will be required to provide the following.

  • Proof of a current US driver’s license
  • Proof of residency in your city, state, or province
  • Proof of ride-hail vehicle insurance for the car you plan on driving
  • A driver profile photo meeting strict requirements

Complete the following steps of the signup process.

  • Submit the documents and photo
  • Provide background check information
  • Submit your car for examination to determine the eligibility
  • There may be additional requirements depending on your state or city
  • Wait until Uber reviews your application and sends your access code – 5-10 days
  • Get the Uber app and start driving

Step 3 – Maximize your Earnings & Minimize Expenses

Earnings Guarantee

  • Uber offers an earnings guarantee bonus to help you start. Complete a predetermined number of rides for your assigned city (within predetermined days) to earn upwards to $2000, depending on the city. Refer to other drivers who are accepted and earn a bonus as well.

Uber.com Earnings

  • Every city may experience fluctuations in earnings. Uber provides key methods here to maximize your earnings.

Vehicle Required – Preferably Without Monthly Payment

  • The Uber and UberX vehicle requirements are:
  • 4 door sedan; must have 5 total seatbelts.
  • Year 2002 or newer in most cities. 2009 or newer in Canada.
  • In-state license plates.
  • No marked, taxi or salvaged vehicles.
  • Pass the Uber vehicle inspection.
  • Registration must be up to date, but your name does not have to be on the registration.

Insurance

  • Ride-hail or rideshare insurance is available under state requirements. Contact your insurance company for a definitive answer on your individual policy. Check here for information on current Uber & Lyft rideshare legal policy.

Fuel Card

  • Fuel is your largest expense. Anything you can do to reduce fuel costs goes directly into your pocket. Here is our favorite for ride-hail drivers.

Maintenance & License Fees, Tolls and Permits

  • Maintenance costs increase with the age of the vehicle. Many delivery drivers in all industries fail to consider these added costs and neglect to put money aside for future repairs. Breakdowns cost in terms of loss of income by being offline.

Maintenance & License Fees, Tolls and Permits

  • Maintenance costs increase with the age of the vehicle. Many delivery drivers in all industries fail to consider these added costs and neglect to put money aside for future repairs. Breakdowns cost in terms of loss of income by being offline.

Your Outtakes

The process to become a successful uber driver can be straight forward and take some time. Knowing what your end game looks like before starting is critical. Following simple steps will improve your efforts, saving you time and money. There are other delivery driver side hustles and careers. Explore all your possibilities to use your car or van to earn a second income.

Thanks for reading how to become an Uber driver and fast-track to a ride.

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