Lyft - Driver Jobs Near Me - Hiring Immediately! in Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL
Posted: 2021-10-17
Valid through: 2022-08-19

Want to earn on your terms. Drive with Lyft. Guaranteed to earn with flexible hours. Apply immediately!

About Lyft

Lyft is the second-largest ride-sharing company based in the US. It operates a mobile app offering vehicles for hire, motorized scooters, bike-sharing systems, and food delivery across 644 cities in the US. Lyft drivers are independent contractors who work with Lyft.

Why choose Lyft?

  • Your schedule.
  • Flexible hours.
  • Guaranteed to earn.
  • Instant pay.
  • Benefits: Drivers who have an average of at least 15 hours of booked time per week get a health care subsidy.
  • Driver Requirements

  • 25 year old and above.
  • Valid Drivers License, and license plate.
  • Consent of a driver screening and background check.
  • iPhone or Android smartphone is mandatory.
  • Communication skills.
  • Customer service.
  • Vehicle Requirements
  • Manufactured after 2000.
  • 4 door cars are accepted.
  • 5-8 seats including the drivers.
  • California license plate.
  • Wants to apply but doesn’t have a car. Don’t worry you can rent one through the Lyft Express Drive program with standard insurance included ( Available in select cities).

    Document Requirements

  • Vehicle insurance.
  • Driver profile photo.
  • Proof of vehicle inspection performed by a C-BAR certified mechanic (option available in Lyft app)
  • FAQs

    1)How do I start as a Lyft Driver?

  • Fill out the application on the Lyft app or the online website.
  • Fill in all the details and documents requested. Submit it.
  • A background check will be done by Lyft.
  • Once passed the background check and you are approved.
  • You are all set to go and give a ride.
  • 2)Does Lyft pay for gas?

    No, Lyft does not pay for the gas that its drivers consume because they are not the employees of the company. The driver pays the fuel or gas price for every trip.

    3)Does Lyft pay you for long pickups?

    Lyft will make sure that the ride goes to a closer driver if available. Lyft does not charge long pickup fees.

    4)If I don't have a car, am I eligible for driving with Lyft?

    Yes, you are. Lyft’s express drive program helps you rent a car for driving.

    5)What disqualifies you from driving for Lyft?

    Four or more moving violations in the past three years (such as accidents or traffic light violations)
    Serious driving-related conviction in the past seven years (such as a hit-and-run or a felony involving a vehicle)

    6)Does LYFT track your speed?

    Lyft tracks its drivers through the driver’s phone. It has also enabled the accelerometers to see how fast they corner, start and stop.


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