Last week I told you guys how I was up in SF and Sidecar was everywhere. Well this week, I decided to sign up and to be honest the process couldn’t have been simpler. I signed up on a Tuesday and I was approved to drive on Wednesday, now that’s a quick turn around time!
Here are the logistics of getting set up with Sidecar and what you’ll need to register.
Here’s everything that you’ll need to drive for Sidecar:
- A registered vehicle that you are insured to drive
- A 2 or 4-door car in great condition built in or after the year 2000
- A California driver’s license, if driving within California
- A valid driver’s license for more than one year
- Be at least 21 years old
As you can see, out of the big three, Sidecar definitely has the most lax requirements. I think it works well with Sidecar’s business model though because passengers get to choose their car based on price and distance. If a passenger is willing to take a beat up 2000 Toyota Corolla because it will save them $10 then you can do it with Sidecar. [Read more…]