Now that you have verified that your car has all the requirements it is important that you know that Uber wants to ensure safe rides to all the users on the Uber platform. Your car will have to undergo a vehicle inspection. Uber vehicle inspection is a part of the application process to become a Uber driver. Uber vehicle inspection is required for all the vehicles in the Uber platform. Each vehicle must in any case pass a vehicle inspection every year.
The safety vehicle inspection sets by Uber is designed to make sure that your vehicle is operating safely. It's important to know what they will check. You will be able to prepare beforehand so that you don't have to waste time on a return trip to the Greenlight Hubs or another inspection station. Here's what they will look for:
The preventive control of the tire tread, if the appropriate instrument is not available, can be done with the penny test.
If you put a penny in the tread and can see the top of Lincoln's head, you need new tires. Watch the video below.
For your car inspection, you'll need to bring the required documents:
Depending on the choice of the place to go to do the car inspection, the cost vary:
If your car inspection has expired, your Uber account will be temporarily suspended until you proceed with the inspection. In this case you will not be able to momentarily drive in the Uber platform.
Very similar to Lyft, all the vehicles in the Uber Plateform need to pass a vehicle inspection yearly.
You can schedule your Uber vehicle inspection through the Uber App or your Uber driver account. Do not worry, Uber app will remind you that you have to do your inspection one month before the expiration date.
The actual Uber car inspection takes 15 minutes once the car is in the Uber HUB. Paper work may take another 5/10 minutes.
Inspecting the 11 points prior to your Uber vehicle inspection test is the best way to avoid a failing. It’s easy to see that taking a few minutes to check that all of your lights are operational, that your tires are in good condition... is well worth the effort.
The Uber examinator will explain why your car failed. In this case you have two choices:
The obligation of the Uber car inspection should not therefore be considered as an "extra" but as an opportunity to be able to ensure for themselves, passengers and other vehicles, the certainty of safe rides. Furthermore, the car inspection is free or has a decidedly affordable cost.
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