The 5 Simple Steps and Your Inspection Is Done!

By using Rideshare Mechanic, you can avoid the hassle of driving to a local mechanic. By conducting your vehicle inspection through videos, you won’t need to deal with traffic, consume gas, or waste a bunch of time. Join the thousands of rideshare drivers who have chosen to leverage technology to conduct their mandatory vehicle inspection, and schedule your inspection today!

Step 1: Schedule your Inspection

Fill out the form and schedule an inspection.

Step 2: Conduct Inspection

Prior to your inspection time, you will receive detailed instructions on how to prepare for the inspection. A Rideshare Mechanic inspector will contact you at the time of inspection to provide guidance on how to record the necessary videos and photos.

Step 3: Make Payment

If your inspector determines that your vehicle inspection passes, you will be prompted to make your payment. Note that if you are a brand new Uber driver, you may be eligible for a promotion to receive a free inspection; be sure to ask your inspector for the details of this promotion.

If your car does not pass the inspection, you won’t be charged!

Step 4: Receive Inspection Form

Your inspector will e-mail you a digital copy of your completed inspection form to the e-mail you provided in the form you filled out in step 1.

Step 5: Upload Inspection Form

Take the completed inspection form that you received in your e-mail and upload it to your driver app (i.e. Uber, Lyft, Zum, etc…). Then just wait until the inspection from is reviewed and approved by the rideshare company.

Choose Rideshare Mechanic for Your Vehicle Inspection

Rideshare Mechanic consists of a team of virtual inspectors that review your car via videos and photos, to determine if it passes the mandatory vehicle inspection for your market. By conducting the vehicle inspection in this manner, you won’t need to take your car into a physical location, and you can get your car inspected simply from your driveway or wherever else is convenient for you.

Top 5 frequently asked questions:

Uber and Lyft each have a separate inspection forms that must be used for your vehicle inspection, one inspection will not work for both companies. We can perform your inspection and offer both forms, and we also offer a discount to customers who purchase both as a bundle.

All of the video chat apps work fine, the more important thing is to have a decent data connection or wi fi connection, so the video chat app can work with good quality video. See a list of the video chat platforms that we use here! Don’t worry if you have never used a video chat app; our agents are experienced in helping our customers use video chat for the first time.

Maybe for you but not for us! We mostly look at specific mechanical safety features mentioned here. Unless your car is so dirty that we can’t assess the windshield for cracks, you won’t need to worry about the cleanliness of your car.

If you schedule your inspection when it’s dark outside, you will need to take your vehicle to a well-lit area such as a parking garage or gas station, and we can complete the inspection from there. Street lights usually do not have sufficient lighting to complete the inspection in an effective manner.

After you pass your inspection, your agent will send you a payment link so that you can make your payment. We accept all major credit and debit cards and use a secure online portal powered by Stripe, one of the most widely used online payment processing platforms. Alternatively, we can accept payments via Paypal, Venmo, and Cash App.