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 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 have plans on driving for these companies, below would be some qualifications on the vehicles.
The vehicle should have at least 4 doors, whether it’s a truck, car of a minivan.
The vehicle needs to be inspected on one of their inspection locations.
The vehicle needs to be registered currently and should be insured.
The vehicle has to be able to meet city rules on the year of your vehicle.
You must meet the city’s age requirements.
The rules on these kind of cars which you could drive if you will work on such companies will have their variation from state to state and city to city.
There are in fact different levels of service that’s available that will need various 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 – 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. There are however some instances to where you will just get standard rates, which is truly frustrating.
UberPool – This would involve having an UberX qualifying vehicle and will allow carpooling with different passengers who wish for a lower overall individual rate.
UberSelect – A level service like this involves luxury vehicles on any qualified style and one that has leather interiors which has the capability 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 is important to have the vehicle inspected before you could start driving. You should never worry though because this is not a daunting task. This would be very important to make sure that your vehicle is really safe to use.