UberX vehicles: Are ANCAP 5-Star rated, or fall under our vehicle exemption policy. Are in excellent working condition, with no cosmetic damage. Are registered and CTP-insured in NSW. Are 10 years old or less.
To qualify as an Uber driver, you must be at least 21 years of age and have at least one year of driving experience. (If you’re under 23, you must have at least three years of driving experience.) You must have a valid driver’s license and valid insurance.
To have an Uber account and be able to request rides, a rider has to be at least 18 years of age. Anyone under that age must be accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or older on all rides.
Recommended cars for Uber driving
|Uber service||Car make and model|
|UberX||Toyota Prius, Toyota Camry, Toyota Corolla, Toyota Tacoma, Honda Accord, Honda Civic, Mazda 3 and 6, Ford Focus, Ford F-150, Nissan Altima, Chevrolet Malibu, Chevrolet Cruze, Chevrolet Cobalt|
Your Uber or Lyft driver earning will depend mostly on how many hours you dedicate to driving and knowledge of busy areas at specific times.
Almost any 4-door vehicle that is 10 years old or newer will qualify as long as it is in good mechanical and cosmetic condition. The majority of ride requests that Uber drivers receive are for Uber X rides.
In December, Uber sent an advisory to all drivers with guidance regarding underage riders. “ If your rider looks young, you may ask to see their ID to verify their age,” the guidance said. “ If they are under 18, please decline the trip and report it to Uber.”
Uber Eats drivers can expect to make around $8 – $12 per hour after factoring in vehicle expenses. Delivery pay can vary quite a bit from day to day and hour to hour, and it’s crucial to work lunch and dinner rushes if you want to earn on the higher end of the pay scale.
Originally Answered: Can I become an Uber driver at age 18? No, according to Uber and least in California. You have to be atleast 21 years old and have 3 years of driving experience.
Uber explicitly states that anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult to ride and that drivers report when a passenger riding alone is clearly underage. Uber and Lyft account holders who let unaccompanied minors ride risk losing their accounts.
The answer to “should a 16 year old use Uber alone?” is no. A rider must be at least 18 years of age to have an Uber account and request rides. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by someone 18 years of age or older on any ride.
An Uber driver arrives at an address to pick up a passenger, only to find out the person requesting the ride is a child alone. Uber requires all account holders to be at least 18 years old and explicitly prohibits children from riding without an adult.
Uber drivers who work for one of the ride-hailing company’s premium services generally find that the Uber Black “town car”-style trips are longer and more pleasant than the standard UberX rides, with a higher profit margin — think daytime business traveler airport pickups as opposed to pub-crawling millennials grabbing
Convictions for felonies, violent crimes, sexual offenses, and registered sex offender status, among other types of criminal records, are also disqualifying. Pending charges for those categories of crimes are also disqualifying, unless and until such charges are resolved in your favor.
Uber Black requirements Vehicles must be a qualifying Uber Black and/or Uber Black SUV vehicle, have a black exterior, and have black leather or vegan leather interior.