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Washington: Background Check Criteria Disclosure

June 9 / Washington

Consistent with Washington state law and the Uber background check policy for drivers, in order to provide rides on the Uber platform, drivers located in Washington state must…

Have no more than three of the following minor driving violations in the last three years:

  • Non-fatal accidents 
  • Traffic light violations
  • Normal speeding tickets
  • Moving violations

Have none of the following major driving violations in the past three years:

  • Driving while unlicensed, or while license is suspended, revoked or invalid
  • Driving while uninsured, or insurance is suspended, revoked or invalid

Have none of the following unacceptable driving violations in the past seven years:

  • Driving under the influence or other drug-related violations or severe infractions (For example: refusing to submit to an evidentiary test for driving under the influence)
  • Evading a law enforcement officer, fleeing or attempting to elude a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest
  • Speeding (+ 100 MPH)
  • Hit and run (For example: failure to stop, leaving the scene of an accident)
  • Reckless driving (For example: street racing)

Have none of the following types of criminal convictions in the past seven years (including conspiracy, attempt, solicitation, aiding and abetting, accessory, and accessory before or after the fact):

  • Any Felony
  • Fatal Accidents
  • Violent Crimes (For example: Assault, Battery, Terroristic Threats, Robbery, Arson)
  • Certain Sexual Offenses (For example: Lewd/Lascivious Behavior, Public Indecency, Indecent Exposure)
  • Child/Elder Abuse or Endangerment
  • Prostitution-Related Offenses (For example: Sexual Solicitation, Pandering)
  • Theft (For example: Burglary, Robbery, Stealing, Fail to Return Rental Property)
  • Gun and Weapon Related Violations (For example: Unlawful Possession of a  Firearm, Discharging a Firearm)
  • Property Damage (For example: Criminal Mischief, Breaking and Entering, Vandalism)
  • Harassment (For example: Peeping)
  • Violating Protective Order / Stalking (For example: Criminal Charges Related to Disobeying Domestic Relations Court Order)
  • Fraud (For example: Identity Theft, Forgery Tax Evasion Government Program Violations)
  • Driving under the influence or other drug-related violations or severe infractions, (For example: refusing to submit to an evidentiary test for driving under the influence)
  • Evading a law enforcement officer (For example, fleeing or attempting to elude a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest)
  • Speeding + 100 MPH
  • Hit and run (For example: failure to stop, leaving the scene of an accident)
  • Reckless or Negligent driving (For example: Street racing, speed contests)

Have none of the following types of criminal convictions (including conspiracy, attempt, solicitation, aiding and abetting, accessory, and accessory before or after the fact)

  • Sexual Assault (For example: Rape, Sexual Battery, Sexual Exploitation)
  • Sex Crimes Against Children (For example: Indecent Solicitation of a Child, Traveling to Meet a Minor, Grooming- Using a Computer to Seduce/Lure/Entice a Child for Sexual Purposes, Possession/Distribution/Manufacture of Child Pornography)
  • Murder/Manslaughter (For example: Homicide, Assault With Intent to Kill)
  • Active Warrant 
  • Terrorism / Acts of War 
  • Kidnapping (For example: Abduction, Child Abduction, False Imprisonment, Human Trafficking)
  • Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
  • Voyeurism

*Background check criteria only applies to drivers who use the Uber platform in the state of Washington