Lyft Driver (Be Your Own Boss) in Bedford Park, Illinois

Bedford Park, IL, 60629
Posted: 2021-10-17
Valid through: 2022-08-26

What is Lyft?

Lyft is a platform that connects drivers with individuals and organizations that need rides. Driving with Lyft is the perfect way to earn great money on any schedule (part-time, full-time, seasonal, hourly, or temporary) and Lyft Drivers can cash out instantly with Express Pay.

Why Lyft?

  • Boost Your Income: You get paid for the time and distance of a trip, plus tips and bonuses
  • Be Your Own Boss: Set your own schedule and keep control over when you drive and earn
  • Support the Community: Lyft drivers are essential to our neighborhoods, communities, and cities. When you give rides, you are playing a vital role

Driver Requirements:

  • You're at least 25 years old
  • You own an iPhone or Android smartphone
  • You have a clean driving record and auto insurance
  • You have a 4-door from 2004 or newer

Car year may vary by region

Does not apply if you are renting a car through the Express Drive program

Health and Safety During COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Lyft has updated health safety guidelines to help keep drivers and passengers safe. Under the new guidelines, drivers and passengers must stay home if they have COVID-19 or related symptoms, wear a face covering, keep the front seat empty, and roll windows down when possible. Drivers or passengers who repeatedly violate these new guidelines will be suspended. If a driver ever has a health safety concern, like someone not wearing a face covering, they can cancel the ride without incurring a fee.

Additional Information:

Lyft is a great opportunity for those looking for part-time work, hourly work, contract, commission, flexible side gigs, freelancer/freelancing, and work from home / WFH opportunities. No professional driver/driving experience is needed and we encourage entry-level and veteran applicants to consider driving with Lyft. Organized drivers often see the most success, so put your administrative assistant/receptionist skills to use while planning your own schedule. Customer service/sales is at the heart of the driver-rider relationship. If you have previous job experience as a limo driver, taxi, bus driver, courier, or in hospitality/hotels, Lyft is an excellent opportunity to make great money working when you want. Drive in the morning, evening, night, weekends! Apply online today.


1) Describe something about the Lyft platform.

Lyft is a platform that connects drivers with individuals and organizations that require rides.

Lyft also provides additional services like grocery delivery, medical supply delivery, and other home necessity goods delivery services. It provides ride services from commuting passengers from locations A to B in select areas. Lyft is hiring people for the job role of a Lyft driver. Lyft app will provide you with all the information about the pick-up and drop-off location of passengers and the required payment schedule. Lyft drivers enjoy the job position of independent contractors. A Lyft driving job is the best option for those who want to work on flexible schedules.

So Apply now and enjoy the benefits of the Lyft platform.

2) What are various rules that the applicants must keep in mind before driving a Lyft vehicle?

If you want to drive a Lyft vehicle then you should keep in mind the following rules:

  • Your vehicle should pass the basic standard criteria set up by Lyft.
  • Minimum 5 and maximum 8 seat belts are necessary for qualification.
  • Pass the vehicle inspection test (varies from city to city).
  • Rebuilt, salvage, and non-repairable words should not be there in the title.
  • Fulfillment of respective city and states vehicle age requirements, generally, the vehicle model should be after 2005.
  • A taxi, stretch limousine, or any of the smaller vehicles mentioned on the restricted vehicles list of Lyft.

If your vehicle fulfills the above-mentioned criteria then Hurry up and look for Lyft driver jobs near you! Don’t wait as Lyft is hiring!

3) What is the safety status of driving with Lyft?

As a Lyft driver, you have to share the taxi and drive for unknown human beings. The Lyft platform guarantees the safety of its employees. All the details of passengers like pick up and drop off points, the number of passengers, etc. are available before ride request acceptance and Lyft keeps track of it.

Lyft gives you the freedom to decline the request for unauthorized rides. Lyft drivers should follow all the rules and regulations related to vehicle and driving, speed limit, traffic rules, seat belts, etc. Keep in mind the above rules and Apply for Lyft driver jobs near you!

4) How does Lyft make payments to Lyft drivers?

The Lyft platform makes payments to drivers in different ways. Lyft Drivers can choose one of the various ways offered by the company. They can choose whichever method is convenient for them. The following are three ways offered by Lyft:

  • Direct Pay feature: Lyft Drivers receive the fees immediately after completion of the trip. So, no blockage of funds and delay in payment of drivers.
  • Express Pay: Under this option, Lyft Drivers receive the earnings amount at the end of each day. Under this payment method, Lyft deducts a small amount in the form of a fee from their earnings.
  • Under this method, Lyft drivers’ are provided weekly earnings and the amount is deposited directly into their bank account.

To avail of the above benefits by working for Lyft.


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