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Why drivers choose Uber

Plenty of options exist for making money by driving, including apps like Uber and Lyft. Many people choose to drive with Uber because of our network (15 million global rides daily), 24/7 support, and resources to support drivers on the road.

Reach your goals faster

Take a look at how Uber might help you make the most of your time.

Make money more ways

Enjoy the flexibility of earning with Uber Eats. While the minimum age to drive a passenger is 21, you can start delivering restaurant orders at 19.

Get paid while you wait for riders

Time is money. After the first 2 minutes, get a per-minute fee while waiting for riders.

Cash out instantly

Drivers who sign up with Instant Pay can cash out up to 5 times a day.

Accessibility at Uber

Technology can remove barriers by helping drivers who are deaf or hard of hearing, or who use hand controls.

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Safety is a priority at Uber

Helping you feel protected and connected with every trip.

Here for you

Get 24/7 support from customer associates trained in incident response.

Peace of mind

Let friends and family follow your route, so they know as soon as you arrive.

Driver emergency button

Connect directly to 911 through the app, which makes it easier to share your real-time location with the operator and get help.

So many ride options with Uber*

The Uber app offers many different ride options depending on where you live and what you drive. Check out some options below.


If you have a newer 4-door vehicle, then UberX, our most popular ride option, could be for you.


If you want to earn higher fares with an SUV or other high-capacity vehicle that can seat extra passengers, you might consider UberXL.

Uber Black

If you’re interested in providing luxury rides and additional service on Uber’s original ride option, Uber Black could be for you.

Frequently asked questions

Yes. There are no restrictions on the number of apps you can use if you drive with Uber. Our goal is to provide you with reliable opportunities so that we consistently earn your business.

Download the Uber app

Uber offers 24/7 support wherever it’s most convenient for you: in-app, online, by phone, or at one of our many in-person support hubs across the country.

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