When you have ridden a taxicab before, you know very well that some of them are not that clean. You will find some cabs in big cities that are actually bad.
You could actually find some ridesharing companies these days that competes with taxicabs. Most of the people nowadays actually does not prefer the case of riding taxicabs and prefers more riding ride sharing companies.
However, some ridesharing companies does not really allow you to just drive any car and be able to work for the company. When you have plans on driving for these companies, below would be some qualifications on the vehicles.
Vehicle should have at least 4 doors, regardless whether it’s a car, minivan or truck.
The vehicle has to be inspected with one of their inspection locations.
Your vehicle needs to have a current registration and insurance.
Your vehicle has to meet city rules on the year of your vehicle.
You must meet the city’s age requirements.
However, the rules with the type of car that you could drive when you work for such companies will vary from state to state and from city to city.
There actually are different levels of service that is in fact available that will need various styles of vehicles. A good example in such case is if you have a luxury vehicle, it is best that you apply for a more advanced driving service level. If you own a luxury vehicle, you are going to be assigned with passengers who are going to request for such higher level of service and for a higher fee as well.
UberX – This actually is considered as the most basic type of service that will allow any type of vehicle that’s qualified and one that could accommodate at least four passengers.
UberXL – This one involves the more larger vehicles and one which can accommodate to at least six passengers. You can get a higher pay rate from passengers in this case. However, there are chances that you will get standard rates, which can be frustrating.
UberPool – This will involve you having an UberX qualified vehicle and allows carpooling with different passengers who wish to get lower overall rate.
UberSelect – This kind of service is for luxury vehicles on any type of style that comes with leather interiors and is capable of holding to at least four passengers.
UberSUV – A level service like this is for luxury SUVs which have the leather interiors and is capable of carrying six passengers.
It’s essential to have your vehicle inspected first before you can start on driving. You need not to worry though because this is a task that’s not daunting. This is made in order to ensure that your vehicle is safe for use.