Uber and Lyft drivers need to get their cars inspected so as to qualify to drive their customers. This can be a hassle for many drivers wishing to earn a little extra money by becoming Lyft or Uber drivers. TJ Auto can offer you an Uber and Lyft inspection to make sure your vehicle qualifies for the rides. Both Lyft and Uber are dedicated to rider security and safety. They want to ensure that your vehicle has no issues before you can start picking up fares. Your car should pass an Uber or Lyft inspection as part of your Uber or Lyft driver application.
Before starting to drive for Uber and Lyft, there are requirements for the drivers like passing criminal background and DMV checks. There are also documents you should submit like personal vehicle insurance, driver’s license, and a driver photo. In addition, there are vehicle requirements including the type of vehicle. An inspection comes in handy if your car is going to be accepted for Lift and Uber ride services.
An Uber or Lyft licensed mechanic should inspect your vehicle. At TJ Auto, we have a dedicated team of mechanics to take care of your Uber and Lyft inspection needs.
Our Uber and Lyft inspections entail:
- Foot brakes
- Rear windshield and glass
- Taillights, Speedometer, Turn indicator lights
- Emergency brake, Steering mechanism
- Tires and depth of tread
- Doors, Front seat adjustments
- Safety belts for drivers and passengers
- Interior and exterior rearview mirrors
- Exhaust and muffler system
- Windshield wipers
Although Uber and Lyft inspections may not be exactly the same, at TJ Auto, we will provide you with the specific inspection checklist as defined by the two companies so that you have the right inspection to ensure your vehicle qualifies.
We know that you have busy schedules – that’s why we strive to offer convenient, fast, reliable Uber and Lyft inspections in the Colorado Springs area. We are not going to give you a laundry list of parts or components that are wrong with your vehicle; we will do the right thing that allows you to get approved for an Uber or Lyft riding using your car.
The minimum requirements for your vehicle to be considered for Uber rides are:
- 4-door car
- 15-year-old or a newer car
- The car should be in good condition without cosmetic damage
- There should be no commercial branding
Lyft car requirements are:
- 4-door vehicle
- Seatbelts for 4 passengers – this does not include the driver’s seatbelt
So, what will TJ Auto Uber and Lift inspectors be looking for when checking your car? First, we will ask you for the make, model, and year of the vehicle. You will have to turn off and on the signal and headlights. You also honk and step on the brakes. Our mechanic or inspector is going to open and close the doors as well as adjust the vehicle’s front seats in addition to the seat belts. It takes about 10 to 15 minutes to complete the inspection.