One question we receive a lot via email is ‘should I quit my job to drive full time for Uber/Lyft?’ Drivers frequently cite flexibility as their primary reason for driving for Uber or Lyft, but what is it really like to be a full-time driver? RSG contributor Paula Gibbins went out to find full-time drivers, their advice, and what you should consider before you jump into full-time rideshare driving.
Many rideshare drivers do it “full-time” and don’t have another job or career. But is driving full-time something you should quit your regular job to do? The answer is dependent on a lot of factors, but I think everyone can agree you should try it out for a few weeks or so before you decide to quit your steady income job. So, what goes into deciding whether or not Uber and Lyft driving is worth your time?