Earn via UberCOMMUTE in your Private Car Sign up for CarPooling


Earn via UberCOMMUTE in your Private Car Sign up for CarPooling
Earn via UberCOMMUTE in your Private Car Sign up for CarPooling

Uber Bangalore launches uberCOMMUTE service in city limits to provide earning opportunity to private car owners who is commuting alone to their destination.


Uber car pool is already launched in Bangalore and Delhi but this COMMUTE option is different , this allows to run your own private vehicle as taxi in certain cases and certain timings and allows you to earn some extra bucks or save some fuel charges while moving to your destination.

WAYS TO COMMUTE

Carpool as a rider: If you Uber around Bangalore, select uberGO and then “Share your ride” to Pool with other riders. Sign up here to srart riding with uber and get first free ride.

Carpool as a driver: If you drive your own car, sign up here  to use your car to commute with Bangalore riders

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You must be having many questions about payment, timing, driver verification etc. Uber blog has compiled a very nice post to answer all your queries.

Earn via UberCOMMUTE in your Private Car Sign up for CarPooling
Earn via UberCOMMUTE in your Private Car Sign up for CarPooling

Think about the future and always commute with someone in your car. Uber promo code Bangalore is available here for first free ride. Just navigate to Uber sign up page to know, there are plenty of rides available for existing users too.

Cross posted from Uber blog about uberCOMMUTE faqs

FAQs

Who can carpool with Uber

What documents do I need?

Does the car have to be a sedan or any particular vehicle type?

What if my car is registered on some one else’s name?

Can I bring other people when carpooling as a driver?

Can I use my rider account?

How is my co-rider chosen?

How do I accept the first request?

How do I know which route to take to pick up and drop off the riders?

Do I always have to accept a rider request?

Will I always get a rider?

What do I do if the rider cancels the trip?

When can I cancel the trip and what option should I choose?

Can riders change their destination?

What if my phone runs out of battery in the middle of the trip?

Can I choose my riders?

How many trips can I do simultaneously?

What are the city limits?

How will I recover my cost?

What are the safety features built into the app?

How is this different from uberX or uberPOOL?

When and where can I take uberCOMMUTE trips?

How long will it take? Will I go out of my way?

What if a rider doesn’t show up?

WHO CAN CARPOOL WITH UBER?

Anyone with a valid drivers license and national ID. Once we have your ID, we’ll put your application through our screening process. You must have all personal car documents including insurance and your car must be in good working condition.

WHAT DOCUMENTS DO I NEED?

Private driving license, an ID proof (passport, voter ID or Aadhar card), vehicle registeration, valid vehicle insurance.

DOES THE CAR HAVE TO BE A SEDAN OR IS THERE A PARTICULAR VEHICLE TYPE?

It can be any make and model in good condition. Remember riders will be rating their experience on a trip with you – so keep it classy!

WHAT IF MY CAR IS REGISTERED ON SOME ONE ELSE’S NAME?

As long as they hold valid documents required to commute with Uber and you have a  No Objection Certificate from the owner

CAN I BRING OTHER PEOPLE WHEN CARPOOLING AS A DRIVER?

Unfortunately, you cannot bring another person with you when you are commuting.


CAN I USE MY RIDER ACCOUNT?

Yes. You have the option on the uber Commute sign up page.

HOW IS MY CO-RIDER CHOSEN?

On the days you’re driving, switch on the app anytime between 7AM and 9PM. You’ll be prompted to enter your destination and we’ll then pair you up with another passenger heading the same way so you can share the journey and recoup your costs.

HOW DO I ACCEPT THE FIRST REQUEST?

You will receive the request from the first request rider. Accept this request. Start moving towards the first pick up as shown in Uber app. When you are commuting to your destination, keep the Uber app logged in. If we find a rider heading in your direction, you will get a screen which tells you the rider pick up, drop location and fare. You may choose to accept this ride by clicking anywhere on screen.

HOW DO I KNOW WHICH ROUTE TO TAKE TO PICK UP AND DROP OFF THE RIDERS?

You are advised to follow directions on map.

DO I ALWAYS HAVE TO ACCEPT A RIDER REQUEST?

No, this is NOT compulsory. Sometimes, you might NOT get a REQUEST. This is because, there was no other rider on the same route.

WILL I ALWAYS GET A RIDER?

No, this is NOT compulsory. Sometimes, you might NOT get a REQUEST. This is because, there was no other rider on the same route.

WHAT DO I DO IF THE RIDER CANCELS THE TRIP?

If the rider cancels the trip, you’re app will reroute back to your original route and you may also receive a cancellation fee (if the rider cancels 5 min after the request was made)

WHEN CAN I CANCEL THE TRIP AND WHAT OPTION SHOULD I CHOOSE?

You can cancel trip only if:
– Three or more riders get into the car for ONE request in ONE location
– If rider takes more than 5 mins to get into the car after you have arrived at the location

CAN RIDERS CHANGE THEIR DESTINATION?

No, drop-off locations are fixed. Riders are not allowed to change their destination after they have requested a ride. If a rider wants to change their destination, kindly request that they cancel and request another Uber

WHAT IF MY PHONE RUNS OUT OF BATTERY IN THE MIDDLE OF THE TRIP?

Don’t worry. Our app is designed in such a way that your trip won’t get cancelled. Just switch on your phone when you get a chance and end trip when you drop the rider. As a best practice we urge you to carry your phone charger.

CAN I CHOOSE MY RIDERS?

No you cannot, our technology will connect you to the closest rider. You can decide to accept the trip, once accepted you shouldn’t cancel.

HOW MANY TRIPS CAN I DO SIMULTANEOUSLY?

You can do only one trip at a time.

WHAT ARE THE CITY LIMITS

Same as uberPOOL. Destination could be anywhere in the Bangalore service area
TIME: Vehicle view available from 7 am to 9 pm

HOW WILL I RECOVER COSTS?

Costs recovered will get deposited in your bank accounts on a weekly basis. Amount is deposited automatically via direct deposit, and you receive a statement showing the earnings for each carpooled trip that week.Know the amount for each trip in advance calculated to help recoup running cost of your car at

₹35 Base + ₹7/KM + ₹1/Min

WHAT ARE THE SAFETY FEATURES BUILT INTO THE APP

SOS button
Same safety features that outline all Uber partners and riders
Share your ETA with your friends feature

HOW IS THIS DIFFERENT FROM UBERX OR UBERPOOL

uberCOMMUTE is designed to help people who are already driving to work share the cost of their commute by matching them with fellow commuters traveling in the same direction.

WHEN AND WHERE CAN I TAKE UBERCOMMUTE TRIPS?

uberCOMMUTE is available across the entire POOL geofence in Bangalore from 7AM – 9PM

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE? WILL I GO OUT OF MY WAY?

When you receive a request, you will also be notified how much more you may need to travel to pickup your co-rider. Most of the time, your travel time will not increase by more than 5 minutes.

WHAT IF A RIDER DOESN’T SHOW UP??

We’ll make sure riders understand that when they request a ride through uberCOMMUTE, their fellow commuter is depending on them to show up on time. As a commuter-driver, we suggest that you wait one minute after arriving before calling. If the commuter still hasn’t shown up after another minute, cancel the trip and continue driving.

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