Drive others around and get paid
Uber X is a great way to earn money, while meeting interesting people.
Once you've signed up as a driver, you can take your car out in your spare time and earn some extra cash by picking people up and driving them to their destination - just like a taxi!
As a driver for Uber, you simply drive when you have the time or need a little extra cash.
It's a flexible way to earn an income, and meet interesting people along the way.
Once you've been accepted as an Uber driver, you use the Uber app to find people who need a lift. You pick them up, log the job and drop them off and get paid directly from Uber. No cash handling required.
If you're interested in helping people out, Uber have also just introduced Uber Assist, where qualified, highly rated drivers are trained up to help people with special transportation needs such as walkers, wheelchairs and scooters.
To get started, you need to apply to become a driver via the Uber website.
To ensure the safety of passengers, you will need to qualify as a driver.
For example, you need to:
Once you qualify, you'll then need to provide Uber with a couple of other documents like ID and proof of insurance.
As a driver you get paid weekly. Uber will keep 20%, but you make the rest.
Uber are one of the largest, and most well known sharing economy companies out there.
Uber is evolving the way the world moves. By seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through our apps, we make cities more accessible, opening up more possibilities for riders and more business for drivers. From our founding in 2009 to our launches in hundreds of cities today, Uber's rapidly expanding global presence continues to bring people and their cities closer.Uber
The sharing economy revolution is just beginning, and Uber are leading the movement, paving the way for many other sharing economy companies.
As the industry is so new, old legal and regulation systems are struggling to keep up with these new wave of businesses coming through. Uber have seen their share of controversy. They are leading the way by working with governments to update legalities and regulations to catch up with the new age of technology driven companies.
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