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The Mentor Inspection

Applicants must pass a 19-point vehicle inspection before being approved to drive. The checklist is completed during a Mentor Session with a experienced Lyft Mentor.

See a detailed breakdown of the requirements for Lyft vehicles here.

If your region is listed here, you may be required to have a mechanic inspection instead of meeting with a Mentor. Click your city's page for more info.

  1. Foot brakes
  2. E-brake
  3. Steering mechanism
  4. AC/heat
  5. Front and rear window, and other glass
  6. Windshield wipers
  7. Headlights
  8. Tail lights
  9. Turn indicator lights
  10. Brake lights
  11. Front seat adjustment mechanism
  12. Doors (open, close, lock)
  13. Horn
  14. Speedometer
  15. Body Damage
  16. Muffler and exhaust system
  17. Condition of tires, including tread depth
  18. Interior and exterior rear view mirrors
  19. Safety belts for driver and passengers

If any of the above items don't pass the inspection, you will need to have them repaired and submit photos of each repaired item along with receipts.

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