Before you take your first trip, there are a few things you can do to prepare for and have a smooth start.
Want to be successful on the road right from your first day? Many highly rated drivers say that they keep these tools ready in their car before they drive. Local laws and restrictions may apply.
When you sign up to drive, the local Uber team will send you an email with information about local regulations.
We asked drivers for more tips about getting ready to drive.
Many drivers said a clean car is key to getting good ratings and compliments.
Highly rated drivers have told us they consider what style and volume of music (either their own or a radio station’s) would be pleasing for riders and isn’t too distracting. When in doubt, they ask if riders have a station request or if they’d like to play music from their own phone.
Highly rated drivers say they often provide complimentary bottled water in the back seat or offer mints. Think about having something like this ready to delight your riders.
Looking to drive with Uber but haven’t signed up yet? Start by downloading the Uber Driver app from Google Play or the App Store (search for Uber Driver). Then look here for a quick step-by-step guide to starting an account.
It's easier than ever to drive with Uber by joining a fleet. Driving as an employed driver of a private hire vehicle operator means that you do not need to have your own car. Your local Uber team can provide more information on fleet partners.
The information provided on this web page is intended for informational purposes only and may not be applicable in your country, region, or city. It is subject to change and may be updated without notice.