New drivers receive their welcome kit shortly after being approved to drive. The kit includes the official Lyft emblem and a guide to getting out on the road.
Here's what the Lyft emblem looks like:
Most regions require the emblem to be posted in a clear, transparent sleeve on the inside of your windshield. If you're in the driver seat, the emblem should in the bottom-right corner of your windshield. Some regions have different requirements; please check your local city and state requirements to make sure that you are in compliance with local regulations.
We encourage you to rock your emblem because it can help passengers identify your car.
If you haven't received your emblem yet or need a new one, print out a temporary emblem for your windshield. Print the temporary emblem in color, not black and white.
Only drivers that are approved and in good standing on the Lyft platform are authorized to use the Lyft emblem in connection with their use of the Lyft platform, per Lyft’s Terms of Service. If you have been deactivated or have not yet been approved, you are not authorized to use the Lyft emblem or other Lyft trademarks.
It's normal to have questions as a new driver. To help with those questions, the welcome kit includes a handy Getting Started guide.
The guide is full of tips on:
Tips for maximizing earnings and being an all-star driver can also be found in the 'Tutorials' section of the Driver Dashboard.