If you’re thinking about using your own car to drive for Uber or Lyft, your vehicle will have to pass a vehicle inspection before you can start driving. Will your car be ‘good enough’ to pass?

Uber and Lyft requires that you complete a vehicle inspection once every year at a pre-approved auto repair shop, or at an Uber ‘activation centers’ that are located in gas stations, parking lots, and at some local mechanic shops. Mike’s Great Bear in Hollywood, Florida offers reliable, accurate and professional inspection services at your convenience.

While Lyft does not require an in-depth checkup by a licensed mechanic like its main competitor, passing one will nevertheless increase your chances of being approved. Future inspections are also mandatory and must be taken on a yearly basis.

What Points Does The Inspection Cover?

During the inspection, Mike’s Great Bear will cover an extensive list of both basic and complex potential issues. On each point of the checklist, your vehicle can receive either a ‘pass’ or a ‘fail’ grade. Failure to meet even one of the requirements will result in a failed inspection.

Listed below are the criteria, which must be in full working order to receive a passing score:

  • Emergency brake
  • Foot brakes
  • Suspension and steering
  • Windshield
  • Windows
  • Headlights
  • Taillights
  • Indicator Lights
  • Condition of tires (including tread depth)
  • Front seat adjustment mechanisms
  • Brake lights
  • Door mechanisms
  • Horn
  • Speedometer
  • Bumpers
  • Muffler and exhaust system
  • Rear view mirrors (interior and exterior)
  • Seatbelts
  • Air conditioning
  • No fluid leaks

It is also important to remember that the appearance of the vehicle is taken into consideration. Cars with serious cosmetic damage may not be approved.



2804 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood , FL 33020 • Phone: (954) 922-4105, Fax : (954) 889-0909