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Taxi and driving jobs vs. driving with Uber

Do all driving jobs require a CDL?

No. And generally speaking, you don’t need a CDL to drive with UberX. To drive larger commercial vehicles, such as buses or stretch limos, you do need a CDL. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration requires drivers who transport 16 or more passengers to hold a CDL with a passenger (P) endorsement.⁶

Why choose Uber

Set your own hours

Driving a limo or bus can mean long hours and rigid schedules. With Uber, you can be your own boss and make money when and where you want.

Cash out instantly

Sign up for Instant Pay and you can cash out after each trip, up to 5 times per day.

Have a partner on the road

Features in the Uber app help you find riders in real time, so you can be alerted to earning opportunities nearby.

Protection on every trip

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