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Chicago, IL, 60629
Posted: 2021-09-20
Valid through: 2022-07-22

Drive with Uber and earn money anytime it works for you. Driving is an easy way to earn extra, and it's totally flexible around your schedule. You decide when and how much you drive.

What you need to know:

  • Earn money: The more you drive, the more you earn.
  • Flexible schedule: Make your own schedule and earn anytime, day or night.
  • Getting started is simple: Signing up doesn't take long, and we'll provide support along the way.
  • Get paid weekly: Earnings are deposited into your bank account weekly.
  • 24/7 support: The app gives you turn-by-turn directions, and access 24/7 support if you need help.

Here's what you need to get started:

  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Have a 4-door vehicle
  • Have a valid Full Class license (Class 5, G, etc.), vehicle registration, and proof of vehicle insurance
  • Have at least one year of driving experience (3 years if you're under 23 years old)
  • Have proof of country’s work eligibility


1) What kind of employees are Uber drivers?

Uber drivers are freelance independent contractors. They are not hired by the Company as drivers. Instead, they sign up to the Uber app, create an Uber drivers’ account, and use the Uber ride service to earn by giving users a lift to wherever they need to go.

2) How many hours a day do Uber drivers work?

Perks of being an Uber driver is that you get to choose your own work hours. Whether that is a few part-time hours or full-time hours. Whether it is only on weekdays or weekends. You can give Uber users lifts at a time that is convenient for you, according to your own schedule. Uber does not have a minimum hour’s requirement for their drivers.

3) What is a ride like for Uber drivers?

Driving on an Uber ride is quite a simple process. There are just a few small, technical tasks drivers must keep in mind when they receive an Uber ride request. These are:

  • Uber drivers go to the location of the Uber rides user, their passenger.
  • Uber drivers must click on ‘Confirm Arrival’ to let riders know their lift is waiting for them at their location.
  • Uber drivers must ask the name of their passengers when they enter to make sure they are the right user.
  • Uber drivers must click on ‘Begin Trip’ to officially start the ride on the Uber app, once all passengers are in the car.
  • Uber drivers need to click on ‘End Trip’ when they reach the destination to officially complete the trip on the Uber app. This will free them up for the next ride.

4) How do Uber drivers accept rides?

To start work and to accept rides all an Uber driver has to do is:

  • Open their Uber drivers’ account and switch the Uber app to online mode.
  • Uber drivers need to also go on ‘destination mode’ to receive Uber ride requests from the area nearby.
  • Uber drivers then click on ‘GO’, to start receiving Uber ride requests.
  • Once a request comes in, Uber drivers have about thirty seconds to click on ‘Accept’ to book the ride.
  • 5) How many rides do Uber drivers need to complete in a week?

    Uber has no minimum requirement of rides Uber drivers need to accept. Along with a request Uber drivers also receive details about the ride. These details include the location of the passenger, destination, time, etc. After reviewing the details, Uber drivers can decide for themselves if they would like to accept or decline the ride.

    6) How do Uber drivers earn?

    Uber does not hire their drivers as employees. That is why they do not receive a fixed hourly wage. Uber drivers earn a fee on every ride they accept and complete. The payment for each ride differs as it includes factors like location, distance, time, etc. Uber drivers can track their earnings from the Uber app. This feature lets drivers know how many hours they worked, how many rides they accepted, and how much they have earned so far.

    7) How can Uber drivers increase their earnings?

    There are a few tips and suggestions Uber drivers follow to maximize their daily earnings. Uber drivers must remember that they are paid for every ride they complete. So the more requests they accept the more they can earn. Some ways to increase the number of rides they receive are:

    • Drive during peak hours such as evenings, weekends, or rush hour. This is when there is a demand for Uber rides.
    • Go to ‘hotspot’ zones where there is a demand for Uber rides. These places usually are a mall area, office area, or a tourist location. The navigation system on the Uber app lets drivers know about these areas.
    • Uber drivers can increase their earnings through bonuses and promotional challenges.
    • Uber drivers can also increase their earnings through tips that are 100% their own.

    8) How to join the team of Uber drivers?

    To become an Uber driver, a candidate needs to log on to the Uber website or download the Uber app. To go to the online application, candidates need to click on ‘Become a Driver’. The online application form requires details like personal and contact information, drivers’ license, vehicle registration, auto insurance, etc. Candidates also need to consent to a quick background check that looks into their driving history. In a few days, Uber will send you tips on how to activate your Uber drivers’ account and soon you can earn quick money on your own time.


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