Protections for you and your passengers

  • $1,000,000 excess liability insurance: The Lyft platform provides drivers with excess liability insurance up to $1,000,000 per occurrence. This first-of-its-kind solution offers peace of mind to both drivers and passengers.
  • Passenger ratings: Drivers rate passengers after every ride, and you’ll be able to see their rating before accepting a pick up. Every passenger also signs up for Lyft using Facebook and provides valid credit card information for identity purposes.

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Become a driver!

What is Lyft?

Lyft is your friend with a car. Drivers are matched with passengers who request rides through the Lyft iPhone or Android app. Drivers are screened with DMV and background checks, and Lyft's platform has a first-of-its-kind $1M per occurrence excess liability insurance policy. Once a ride is complete, passengers are prompted to donate seamlessly through the app.


Become a driver.

Make up to $20/hour driving your own car.

Choose your own hours.

Lyft has given me FREEDOM. Freedom from a boring 9-5. Freedom from a boss micro managing me. Freedom to pick my schedule. Freedom to operate as I see fit. Freedom to be myself entirely with no tolerance for discrimination. 

How much can you earn?

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • I already have a job, can I just drive a few hours in my off time?

    Absolutely! You choose when you want to drive within Lyft’s operating hours — it’s entirely up to you. Some drivers make over $800 by just driving on Friday nights and weekends for example.

  • How do I receive money?

    Community drivers get 80% of the total donations received from passengers. Money is deposited into your account each week.

  • Is Lyft safe?

    From extensive background checks to our first-of-its-kind $1M liability insurance, we are constantly working to update and develop our innovative safety gold-standard. All passengers have to signup using Facebook and have to enter a valid credit card to verify their identity. All passengers are rated by the drivers after every ride, and you’ll be able to see their rating before accepting a pick up.

  • How does the application process work?

    We try to contact everyone within one business day of applying, and the orientation process takes a few days. You’ll be out on the road and driving in no time!

  • What are the requirements?

    You must be at least 23 years old and have your own car (2000 or newer) in good working condition. You must own an iPhone or Android in order to use the Lyft mobile app. We’re looking for friendly, community-oriented drivers who love meeting new people. In order to be approved, you must pass a phone screen, an in-person meeting and background & DMV record checks.

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NEW Lyft provides drivers with coverage for: excess liability coverage, bodily injury caused by uninsured/underinsured motorists, and contingent collision insurance.