Zoom Ride

How to become a Zoom Ride Driver

To drive with Zoom Ride, a driver must submit all of the required documents below and pass a background check. Once approved, the driver must submit new documents before their expiration date. (Registration and vehicle inspection yearly, insurance and license as needed.)

Driver Requirements

Valid driver’s license

Temporary or out-of-state licenses are also acceptable.

Age

21 years of age or older.

Pass a driver screening

Which reviews your driving history and criminal background check.

A smartphone

That is able to download and run the Zoom Ride Driver app.

Required Documents

Insurance

Personal vehicle insurance listing the driver as insured for that vehicle

Registration

Current vehicle registration showing the vehicle VIN # that matches the VIN # on the insurance policy for the vehicle

Vehicle inspection

Michigan vehicle inspection by a Michigan State Certified mechanic Note: annual inspections are only required for vehicles that are 5 years and older.

Vehicle Requirements for All Ride Tiers:

  • 2005 or newer
  • 4 doors
  • 5-8 seats, including the driver's
  • Not on the list of ineligible subcompact vehicles
  • Not a taxi, limousine or full sized passenger or work van
  • Not titled as salvage, non-repairable, rebuilt or any other equivalent classification
  • No body wraps, decals, stickers, emblems, or other forms of advertising on the vehicle except for those required for rideshare.

NOTE: In response to Covid19, and in order to create a safer environment for riders and drivers during their rides, Zoom Ride has changed the ride capacity limits. The capacity numbers given for each of the ride tiers below reflect these changes. Front seat riders are not allowed on any Zoom Ride, on any of our ride tiers until further notice.

The current Zoom Ride tiers and capacities (not including the driver) are as follows:

  • Zoom Ride Economy - 3 riders
  • Zoom Ride Plus - 5 riders
  • Zoom Ride Premium - 3 riders
  • Zoom Ride Black - 3 riders
  • Zoom Ride Black SUV - 5 riders

Zoom Ride Tiers and Requirements

List of ineligible subcompact makes and models:

  • Chevrolet: Aveo, Aveo5, Metro, Volt
  • Daewoo: Lanos
  • Ford: Fiesta
  • Hyundai: Accent
  • Kia: Rio, Rio 5-Door, Rio Cinco, Rio5
  • Mazda: Mazda 2
  • MINI: Cooper, Cooper Clubman, Cooper Countryman, Cooper Countryman Hybrid, Cooper Hardtop, Cooper S, Cooper S Clubman, Cooper S Countryman, Cooper S Countryman All4, Cooper S Countryman All4 Hybrid, Cooper S Countryman Hybrid, Cooper S Hardtop
  • Pontiac: G3
  • Scion: xD

Zoom Ride Economy

This is the most popular choice for riders. Most approved vehicles will qualify for this ride type. Additional requirements:

  • 15 year-old or newer vehicle (2005+ model year)
  • 4-door vehicle with independently opening passenger doors
  • Have 5 factory-installed seats and seat belts
  • Working windows and air conditioning
  • No salvaged or rebuilt titled vehicles
  • No vans, box trucks, or similar vehicles
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or other marked vehicles
  • No seating modifications, such as aftermarket installed seats, seat belts, or BedRyder systems

Zoom Ride Plus

The ability to hold extra riders and cargo earns you higher fares. Additional Requirements:

  • 15 year-old or newer vehicle (2005+ model year)
  • 4-door vehicle with independently opening passenger doors
  • Have 7 factory-installed seats and seat belts
  • Working windows and air conditioning
  • No salvaged or rebuilt titled vehicles
  • No vans, box trucks, or similar vehicles
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or other marked vehicles
  • No seating modifications, such as aftermarket installed seats, seat belts, or BedRyder systems

Zoom Ride Premium

Miid-high level comfortable luxury rides.

Driver Requirements:

  • Rating of 4.85 or higher

Additional Requirements:

  • 2010 model year or newer
  • Leather or vinyl interior with no stains or tears
  • Have 5 factory-installed seats and seat belts
  • Working windows and air conditioning
  • No salvaged or rebuilt titled vehicles
  • No vans, box trucks, or similar vehicles
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or other marked vehicles
  • No seating modifications, such as aftermarket installed seats, seat belts, or BedRyder systems

Zoom Ride Black

Luxury rides in a newer, black on black vehicle.

Driver Requirements:

  • Rating of 4.85 or higher

Additional Requirements:

  • 5-year-old vehicle or newer
  • Black exterior in excellent condition
  • Black leather or leather like interior with no stains or tears
  • Have 5 factory-installed seats and seat belts
  • Working windows and air conditioning
  • No salvaged or rebuilt titled vehicles
  • No vans, box trucks, or similar vehicles
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or other marked vehicles
  • No seating modifications, such as aftermarket installed seats, seat belts, or BedRyder systems

Zoom Ride Black SUV

High-end, large capacity, and newer black on black SUV.

Driver Requirements:

  • Rating of 4.85 or higher

Additional Requirements:

  • 5-year-old vehicle or newer
  • Black exterior in excellent condition
  • Leather and leather-like interior materials with no stains tears
  • Have 7 factory-installed seats and seat belts
  • Working windows and air conditioning
  • No salvaged or rebuilt titled vehicles
  • No vans, box trucks, or similar vehicles
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or other marked vehicles
  • No seating modifications, such as aftermarket installed seats, seat belts, or BedRyder systems