When you have ridden a taxicab before, you know very well that some of them are not that clean. There are some cabs in big cities which can be bad.
You can actually find some ridesharing company these days that are competing with taxicabs. Most people these days in fact does not prefer riding taxicabs and now prefers to go with ridesharing 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 ever have the plan in driving for such companies, below are actually some qualifications on the vehicles that they accept.
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.
The vehicle needs to be registered currently and should be insured.
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 are actually various levels of service which is available which needs different styles of vehicles. For example, if you have a luxury vehicle, you should consider applying to a more advanced driving service level. When you have a luxury vehicle, you are mostly going to be assigned with passengers that requests for a higher level of service and one at a much higher fee.
UberX – It is considered to be the most basic level of service, which will allow any type of vehicle that’s qualified and one that could accommodate at least four passengers.
UberXL – This would be one which involves large vehicles and is capable of accommodating at least six passengers. You can get a higher pay rate from passengers in this case. But there are cases to where you will get standard rates that can really be frustrating.
UberPool – It involves having an UberX qualifying vehicle and this allows carpooling on different passengers that wants a 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 – This kind of service level is for luxury SUVs that comes with leather interiors and one that could carry 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 actually important to get an assurance that your vehicle is safe for to use.