Lyft Driver (Full-Time) in New Rochelle, New York

New Rochelle, NY, 11368
Posted: 2021-10-17
Valid through: 2022-08-23

Driving with Lyft means you get guaranteed earnings, new benefits, and the flexibility to drive when and where you want. Apply to drive with Lyft in California and start earning on your own terms.

What is Lyft?

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

Why Lyft?

  • Be Your Own Boss: Drive when and where you want - and take breaks that work best for you
  • Get Benefits: Starting Jan. 1, 2021, you can qualify for a healthcare subsidy when you average at least 15 hours of booked time per week.
  • Guaranteed Earnings: Earn at least 120% of the minimum wage, including 30 per mile based on your booked time.

Driver Requirements:

  • You’re 25 years or older
  • You have a driver's license
  • You have a valid license plate
  • You consent to driver screening and background check
  • You have an iPhone or Android smartphone

Vehicle Requirements

  • 2001 or newer
  • 4 doors
  • 5-8 seats, including the drivers
  • license plate

Don’t have a car? Rent one through our Express Drive program, with standard insurance included. Available in select cities

Document Requirements

  • California vehicle insurance
  • Driver profile photo
  • Proof of vehicle inspection performed by a C-BAR certified mechanic (well show you options in the Lyft app when you apply)

Starting Jan. 1, 2021, drivers with an average of at least 15 hours per week of booked time in a calendar quarter can begin qualifying for a quarterly healthcare subsidy. Driver must submit proof of current enrollment in a qualifying health plan in the Lyft Driver app within 15 days after the end of the calendar quarter to receive the healthcare subsidy.

car year may vary in some regions

Additional Information:

Lyft is a great opportunity for those looking for part-time work, hourly work, contract, commission, flexible side gigs, freelancer/freelancing, work from home/wfh, night shift, and graveyard shift opportunities. No professional driver/driving experience is needed and we encourage entry-level and veteran applicants to consider driving with Lyft. Government-issued driver's license required.

Organized drivers often see the most success, so put your administrative assistant/receptionist skills to use while planning your own schedule. Customer service/sales are 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!

Lyft welcomes applicants year-round - summer, winter, fall, spring, holiday work seekers. Apply online today.


1)To work for Lyft as a driver, what qualifications do you need?

Apply now for Lyft driver jobs near you, if available in your city. Lyft is currently hiring for driver positions

  • You must be at least 25 years old for a Lyft driving job.
  • Possess an up-to-date driver's license with at least one year of driving experience.
  • Pass a background check and a DMV check to examines current driving-related issues from the previous three to seven years.
  • Have your vehicle's registration and license plates up to date,
  • as well as have current and valid insurance.
  • To run the Lyft driver app, must have a smartphone.

2)What kind of vehicles is eligible for Lyft driving job?

To be eligible to drive for Lyft, a vehicle must meet the following requirements:

  • Cabs, taxis, large limousines, and several subcompact automobiles are not allowed.
  • Rebuilt vehicles or serious cosmetic damage vehicles are not allowed.
  • A vehicle must be no older than 2001 or newer
  • Four doors are essential, with a minimum of five and a maximum of eight seatbelts, including one for the driver.

3)With a Lyft career, how much does a driver make?

As a Lyft driver, what money you make depends on how much(distance) and how long(time) you drive for Lyft. Time, distance, and tips all factor goes into your earnings. Your profit depends on the amount of time and distance driven with your rider in the car. You'll get all of your recommendations and bonuses.

You must work the exact number of hours at the precise time if you want to make serious money with Lyft. This means driving during peak hours and in designated zones. Lyft will be well worth your time if you follow the demand.

4)Who can apply for these driver job openings with the Lyft platform?

Those looking for a flexible full-time or part-time job might consider driving for Lyft. The hours you work as a self-employed person are fully flexible. Mornings, evenings, weekdays, and weekends are all good times to drive. It is not necessary to have any prior experience. But If you have work experience with some other company's ride-sharing drivers, delivery drivers, bus drivers, this can be a plus point to you.

5)Is there any kind of insurance provided by Lyft for its drivers?

Lyft drivers have additional insurance coverage. The best aspect is that the drivers are not charged for this coverage. When you drive for Lyft, the Lyft insurance plan covers also personal injury and property damage coverage. Which state or province you drive in affects the amount of your coverage. But it doesn't applicable when your driver mode is off, and you drive for personal use.

6)Is it necessary to have the vehicle registration be in your name?

Lyft does not need that your vehicle has registration in your name, so you could drive using another's car. Some places require you to register your vehicle in your name. Typically, these are the cities that require livery permits or specific licensing. You should also make sure the car is registered in the locality where you live and that the tags are valid.

7)Does my vehicle pass a vehicle inspection to get qualify for Lyft driving?

Completing a car inspection is one of the Lyft driver criteria. To be a successful rideshare driver, your vehicle must be in excellent condition. This indicates that your vehicle is secure and appears nice enough to satisfy passengers. You'll take your car to a Lyft-approved technician and fill out inspection paperwork. Check with Lyft in your region to see if they have any recommendations for your area.


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