- Driver Guide
- Vehicle inspections
Activate your vehicle at an Uber Greenlight Hub or find an inspection center to schedule an annual vehicle inspection. Inspection requirements vary by city—get the details about Santa Barbara below.
Activate your vehicle
In Santa Barb ara, all partners must pass a vehicle inspection at an Uber Greenlight Hub before taking their first trip. This is free and takes less than 30 minutes.
Annual vehicle inspections
Download an inspection form
California law requires Uber partners to inspect their vehicle every year or 50,000 miles, whichever occurs first. Most inspection centers have forms available, but you may want to bring one just in case.
Find an inspection center
Due to CPUC Regulations, every P2P vehicle must pass a 19 point inspection. Schedule an inspection with a facility licensed by the California Bureau of Automotive Repair. Note that Uber does not cover inspection costs when performed by a third-party mechanic.