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Uber and Lyft Vehicle Requirements in Washington

The gig economy has become an excellent way to earn additional income. Especially if you have an asset already, such as a car, you can now leverage that asset to make money in your free time! Many people are turning to ridesharing apps to supplement their income. Especially in Kent, Seattle, Tacoma, and the surrounding areas, it seems as if there are cars with pink mustaches and Uber stickers everywhere.

You may want to join in on the financial gains, but will your vehicle make the cut? Uber and Lyft have strict requirements for vehicles. They want to ensure happy customers, so they expect cars to be in good condition, clean, and have no cosmetic damage. For example, Uber requires vehicles in the Seattle area to be 10 years old or newer, have no commercial branding, have 4 doors, be in good condition with no cosmetic damage, and pass a vehicle inspection. Lyft expects Washington applicants to have a vehicle that is 4 doors, 2009 or newer, and has 5-8 seats (including the driver), and pass a vehicle inspection.

Both Uber and Lyft require vehicles to pass an inspection before they begin driving. Why is this so important? Because they will be on the lookout for eyesores and cosmetic damage. If you have a broken windshield, you cannot operate as a driver for these rideshare apps. Cosmetic damage such as cracked windshields or auto glass will disqualify your vehicle. The good news is that auto glass damage can be fixed by the professionals in our facility. We are windshield repair and replacement experts. If you have any issues with your auto glass, we can fix it before your vehicle inspection.

Come by and see us for your auto glass repairs, so you can get on the road and start earning money as an Uber or Lyft driver!

Uber and Lyft Vehicle Requirements

Lucky Dog Auto Glass remains open as the maintenance of your automobile is essential during these challenging times. We are here to serve you. To ensure your safety and the safety of our team, we have initiated the following measures:

  1. We offer free pick up and delivery of your vehicle. This allows us to deliver high quality service in our shop environment while still protecting you and your family.
  2. If you should wish to visit our shop, please be aware that our Lobby is closed. Please call ahead for an appointment and we will make sure that there is only one customer in the Lobby at a time. We will of course, practice social distancing during your visit. We regularly sanitize our premises.
  3. We want to make our customers aware that one consequence of this global pandemic will be a shortage of auto parts, including auto glass. Because of this issue, we are advising our customers to make critical auto glass replacements as soon as possible.

Our goal is to help you maintain your vehicles despite the challenges that we all face. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to us directly at (253) 569-9403.