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    Car seat mode

    Car seat rides let parents travel with their child at the tap of a button.
    Car seat rides are only available in New York City at this time. If Car seat rides are available in your city, you’ll see the option when selecting a ride.
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    How to request

    Here’s how to request a ride in Car seat mode.
    1. When requesting a ride, select 'Car seat' ride type
    2. Set your pickup and drop-off locations, then request the ride
    3. When the driver arrives, be sure you’re the one who secures your child in the car seat. That’s it!


    Car seat rides include an additional fee of $10 on the ride fare.

    Available cities

    Car seat mode is currently available in New York City.

    Safety details

    Car seat drivers have the IMMI Go car seat, which is forward-facing. With Car seat mode, riders match with the same kinds of vehicles as when requesting standard Lyft rides.
    Please note the child sitting in the car seat must be between 31 - 52 inches in height and between 22 - 48 pounds in weight. The seat isn’t suitable for children under 2 years old.
    Riders are responsible for:
    • Verifying the safe installation and integrity of each car seat before choosing whether to commence a ride
    • Properly securing the child in the car seat and removing that child at the end of a ride
    Drivers are responsible for:
    • Safely installing and uninstalling car seats at the beginning and end of each ride
    • Taking the test on how to properly install and maintain car seat
    • Recognizing whether their car seat is in proper working condition
    Only drivers that pass the test take part in the Car seat program.

    Other Terms

    Limit one child per car seat ride. Car seats aren't suitable for children under 2 years old and may only be used for children 31” - 52” tall and 22 - 48 lbs.
    Lyft will be in no way liable for any improperly installed car seat or improperly secured child. If you have concerns about the safety or integrity of a particular car seat, you can contact Lyft Support. Use of Car seat mode is subject to the Lyft Terms of Service.
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