Car Provided or Drive Your Own Car
Safety Camera Provided
How You Earn
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I apply?
Fill out the Sign Up To Drive contact form at rideyellow.com/driver and we will be in touch shortly. Simply enter your name, phone number, and email address. We look forward to working with you!
Who may apply to drive?
To be eligible to drive, you must be at least 21 years old, have a valid driver’s license. The steps to becoming a driver include a review of your H-6 form (driving record form from the DMV), a fingerprint background check, a drug test, and a one-day course on effective driving.
How does it work?
You’ll earn what you make as an independent contractor. You will be paid in cash directly from customers, and receive weekly disbursements for all credit card and app trips. As an independent contractor with RideYellow, we offer weekly vehicle lease options for full-time drivers or day or night ‘buddy’ leases.
What to expect from driving a taxi?
Driving a taxi can can bring a lot of advantages, some of which you might not expect.
Hours - As a taxi driver, you are free to create your own schedule that fits your lifestyle.
Ways to earn - Not only are you elligable for the traditional means of payment, but you also get 100% of your tips. According to Los Angeles study a taxi driver can make $46,000 a year, however, drivers that are honest, polite and good at driving tend to make more.
Trips - You are free to promote yourself as an independent contractor, meaning that you can generate your own clientelle. Your customers can call you directly for rides, instead of calling us first.
Programs - As a taxi driver for one of our many fleets around the Los Angeles area, you get the advantages of getting more trips through our programs like, School Run, Logisticare, Dial-a-Ride and Access.
Do you provide the car?
Yes we provide the car for you to drive. The problem with driving your own car is that you actually earn less when you factor in depreciation. The more miles you drive means the more your car needs to be serviced and fixed. With one of our cars you will be guaranteed a fuel efficient car that is fully functional and serviced.