FlatRateDriver does not charge any start-up fees. The only initial costs would be fees involved with ordering a copy of your driving record as well as costs to obtain any necessary permit from your local regulatory authority. If you already drive with a reputable ride-share, or taxi service, you can provide this documentation and apply for a waiver.
The enrollment process for FlatRateDrive typically takes approximately one to two weeks.
40% of our bookings are airport trips, so we have detailed passenger information as well as the pick up and drop off locations and flight arrival and/or departure details. Additionally, 100% of our bookings are done online so transactions are electronic so we have the customers contact details, and credit card info. Best of all, there isn’t a need to carry a large amount of cash in your vehicle,
Your earning potential is largely dependent on how many hours you drive and how many reservation requests you accept. However, unlike other ride-share companies, you keep the majority of what you earn!
No, you do not need a CDL to drive for FlatRateDriver. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration only requires drivers who transport more than 15 passengers at a time to hold a CDL with a passenger endorsement.
Yes. You can drive a taxi and make money with FlatRateDriver from your personal vehicle in your spare time.
Yes. You can drive for FlatRateDriver and also drive for any of the other ride-share companies. Unlike the other ride-share companies, you keep the majority of your earnings with FlatRateDriver. You’ll want to keep your business cards handy and make sure all of your passengers know that they can book you directly via FlatRateDriver.
The number of passengers should be limited to the legal limit, typically determined by the number of seat belts available to safely transport each person in the vehicle.
Laws vary from state-to-state, but we encourage the strongest safety standards. All small children five years and under should be secured in a child restraint seat while riding with FlatRateDriver driver. If federal, state, or the local law require your child to be secured in a child car seat, it is the guardians responsibility to bring one. For the passengers safely and yours, please refuse all transport requests with children that are not secured with a child car seat.