UBER INLAND EMPIRE

There are five main types of car options offered in the Uber Inland Empire area (Riverside, Pomona, San Bernardino, etc):

1. UberX (a low-cost option which seats up to four passengers. UberX is the most widespread and basic option in Uber’s portfolio of services)
2. UberXL (a larger option capable of taking up to six passengers)
3. UberESPANOL (an option which guarantees Spanish-speaking drivers)
4. UberASSIST (a service offering assistance to people with general disabilities and seniors. Personnel are provided by the Open Doors Organization.)
5. UberWAV (a wheelchair-accessible service, where vehicles are equipped with hydraulic lifts and ramps).

Inland Empire rates:

UberX
Base Fare: $0
Per Minute: $0.15
Per Mile: $0.95
Cancellation Fee: $5
Service Fee: $2.45

UberXL
Base Fare: $1.50
Per Minute: $0.20
Per Mile: $1.45
Cancellation Fee: $5
Service Fee: $2.45

UbereESPANOL
Base Fare: $0
Per Minute: $0.15
Per Mile: $0.95
Cancellation Fee: $5
Service Fee: $2.45

UbereASSIST
Base Fare: $0
Per Minute: $0.15
Per Mile: $0.95
Cancellation Fee: $5
Service Fee: $2.45

UbereWAV
Base Fare: $1.50
Per Minute: $0.20
Per Mile: $1.45
Cancellation Fee: $5
Service Fee: $2.45

How to Become an Uber Driver in Inland Empire

UberX/XL requirements:

  • Driver must be at least 21 years of age
  • Drivers aged 21 or 22 must have (at minimum) 3 years of valid licensing in the USA
  • Drivers aged 23 (and up) must have at least one year of valid licensing in the USA
  • Drivers must provide valid CA driver’s license.
  • Drivers must pass a screening process (dtails below)
  • Drivers must have an accepted vehicle (check below for additional info)

UberX/XL Vehicle Requirements:

As a company, Uber doesn’t own or operate any vehicles (all Uber Vehicles are driver-owned or leased). If you want to drive for Uber, you have to use your own private vehicle.

  • Your vehicle must have 4 doors (which open independently).
  • Your vehicle must be from the year 2001 or newer
  • Your vehicle must be in excellent condition (cosmetically & mechanically).
  • You must have a clean title (no salvage permitted).
  • Your vehicle cannot be a former taxi.

For UberXL:

  • All of the points listed above apply equally to XL.
  • All XL vehicles must seat the driver AND at least 6 additional passengers

UberX/XL document requirements:

All Uber drivers must provide these documents for their Uber account to be officially activated:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Vehicle Registration

Background Check/Screening Process:

  • Once your driver’s license has been submitted and approved, you will be asked to enter your social security number in the Driver Dashboard system. This will allow new drivers to undergo a background screening process.

California Driver’s License:

  • Your driver’s license should clearly show Issue Date, Your license number, Your Date of Birth (you must be 21 Years of Age (or older) to be an Uber Driver), and your license Expiry Date

 

Vehicle Registration (Several types are accepted in the Inland Empire, including temporary registration, which is only valid for 3 months total). VIN, expiry and issue dates must all be clearly visible.

 

Insurance:

 

Inspection forms:

 

Vehicle Inspection

You can get your vehicle inspected at several locations in the Inland Empire area —

Discount Tire Centers San Bernardino
Location:
101 Baseline
San Bernandino, CA 92410

Firestone Complete Auto Care
Location:
1144 S E St
San Bernardino, CA, 92408

Firestone Complete Auto Care
 Meineke

In the Inland Empire, you must display ‘Trade Dress’ in the form of the Uber ‘U’ in the window of your rideshare vehicle. Failure to display Trade Dress is punishable by a $1000 fine.

Proper display is demonstrated in the graphic below:

 

If you need an Uber U, you can print one out using this link.

Local Support & Partner Activation info:

partners.bakersfield@uber.com

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