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Nebraska Driver Information

This page provides information about vehicle, driver, and document requirements, state regulations, insurance coverage, and city-specific requirements, needed to drive with Lyft in the state of Nebraska.

To apply to drive in Nebraska, submit an application online or in the Lyft Driver app –– download it from the App Store (iOS) or the Google Play store. To be approved to drive, applicants must meet these requirements.

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What you need to drive with Lyft in Nebraska

Drivers are required to maintain current documents. Failing to update a required document before the expiration date results in temporary deactivation.

Use your Lyft Driver app or Driver Dashboard to upload your documents.

Vehicle requirements

  • 2006 or newer: Western Nebraska
  • 2004 or newer: All other cities
  • 4 doors
  • 5-8 seats, including the driver's
  • Not on the list of ineligible subcompact vehicles
  • Not a taxi or stretch limousine
  • Not titled as salvage, non-repairable, rebuilt or any other equivalent classification

See if your car qualifies for Lyft Lux or Lyft Lux Black to earn more on each ride.

In select cities, you can rent a car through Express Drive with standard insurance included.

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Driver requirements

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Document requirements

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Emblem requirements

Drivers are required to display the Lyft emblem while in driver mode. The Lyft emblem is Lyft’s official trade dress. It helps passengers and law enforcement identify your vehicle.

windshield setup

The Lyft emblem should be displayed in the lower corner of your windshield on the passenger side every time you enter driver mode. Make sure to remove the emblem when you are not in driver mode.

Lyft emblem

If you’ve just been approved to drive, you should receive your Lyft emblem shortly. If you didn't get one or need a new one, order one in your Dashboard. While waiting for it to arrive, you may print a temporary emblem.

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Nebraska driver regulations

Be sure to follow these rules when giving rides in Nebraska, and keep an eye on your email for important updates from Lyft.

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Hourly driver mode limits

In addition to Lyft's mandatory break requirement, Nebraska regulations require that drivers spend no more than 12 hours in driver mode within a 24-hour period.

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Lienholder Disclosure Requirement

If your vehicle has a lien, you must submit a lienholder notification to the lienholder using this form. Submit the form by certified mail to the lienholder at least seven days before providing your first ride. Save the certified mail return receipt and send it, along with a copy of the completed form for the Nebraska Public Service Commission, to 1200 N Street, Ste. 300, Lincoln, NE 68508 or P.O. Box 94927, Lincoln, NE 68509-4229.

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Insurance Disclosures

In many personal automobile insurance policies, the driver’s policy does not provide coverage for damage to the vehicle used by the driver, uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage, and other first-party claims from the moment the driver logs on to the transportation network company’s online-enabled application or platform to the moment the driver logs off the transportation network company’s online-enabled application or platform. You should contact your insurer to determine coverage.

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Annual vehicle inspection

Drivers in Nebraska must get an annual vehicle inspection. Print this form and bring it to one of the mechanics listed in the links below. Then upload a photo of your completed inspection form in the Driver app or Driver Dashboard. Please note, Lyft does not cover the cost of this inspection.

Name Address Phone
AAMCO 5254 S. 133rd Court, Omaha, NE 68137 402-932-3300
AAMCO 6061 L St, Omaha, NE 68117 402-733-8700
AAMCO 3330 North 72nd Street, Omaha, NE 68134 402-571-4100
AAMCO 1600 Avenue A, Council Bluffs, IA 51501 712-328-3818
AAMCO 809 Cary St, Bellevue, NE 68147 402-731-6700
Midas 7030 O Street, Lincoln, NE 68510 402-483-2282


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Best practices

  • Display all required emblems and placards
  • Always have your driver’s license and insurance document
  • Follow all airport rules
  • Don't accept street hails
  • Don't accept cash for rides
  • Don't wait in taxi lines

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Know your insurance

Review Lyft's coverage here.

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Moving to or from Nebraska

If you're already a driver in a different state, and you're moving to Nebraska, send us a message with the following info:

  • The date you're moving
  • Your new shipping address
  • A clear photo of your vehicle inspection and vehicle registration

* If you were already required to upload a vehicle inspection form and vehicle registration when you became a driver, you don't need to send them in again. If you do need a vehicle inspection, follow the annual inspection instructions above.

Moving from Nebraska to a different state? Find your new market here to see what steps you'll need to take.

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