How to Give That First Ride


Even the best Lyft drivers started in your seat. You're approved to drive, but something (nerves, maybe?) is holding you back from that first ride. To help you feel more comfortable on the road, we rounded up these helpful tips.

  1. Give your first ride during off-peak hours. Weekday afternoons have less traffic, and suburban areas offer easier pickups and drop-offs.
  2. Practice navigating. Using Waze is an easy way to put your mind at ease and keep your star rating high.
  3. Prepare for airport rides. Our Help Center is the best place to learn how to drive at your local airport. Here are just a few of the airports we've partnered with:
     

For a refresher on using the Lyft app, simply tap 'Ride Walkthrough' from the app menu's Help section. You'll be a top driver in no time.