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Well hello there. First off I have no clue who the heck Sam Hell is. However, as the title suggested I am a bit perplexed. Problem is, I am moving out to Last Vegas and have no clue how to get started there. They are asking me for a TNC sticker. I drive here in Houston and we get ours from the city. Where do you get the TNC sticker out there? Fee involved? I am going to lease through Enterprise. Yeah I know it's pricey but there is no way I am putting so many miles on my beautiful personal car. I read I have to go get a business license Wtf? That's kind of weird....but when in Rome(shrugs). Any information about getting started would be great. Thanks:)
 

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Well hello there. First off I have no clue who the heck Sam Hell is. However, as the title suggested I am a bit perplexed. Problem is, I am moving out to Last Vegas and have no clue how to get started there. They are asking me for a TNC sticker. I drive here in Houston and we get ours from the city. Where do you get the TNC sticker out there? Fee involved? I am going to lease through Enterprise. Yeah I know it's pricey but there is no way I am putting so many miles on my beautiful personal car. I read I have to go get a business license Wtf? That's kind of weird....but when in Rome(shrugs). Any information about getting started would be great. Thanks:)
In Las Vegas, you get your TNC sticker at the Greenlight Hub. You will need a state license ($200) and a county license ($25). And you will need 50/100 insurance coverage and a rideshare endorsement, which you can get through Farmers insurance. Good luck to you, and I mean that sincerely. Read the forums on here, as they are pretty accurate.
 

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https://uberpeople.net/threads/las-vegas-uber-lyft-driver-information.42649/

Top of the Las Vegas forum threads. First thread, all the information you need is there. Like the guy above me said you need all that stuff. You need the business licenses, don't think you don't bc if you get pulled over and don't have it you are in big trouble.

But overall I hope you aren't moving here for rideshare, so many drivers here it's definitely hard to make the $ you want to make some days
 

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In Las Vegas, you get your TNC sticker at the Greenlight Hub. You will need a state license ($200) and a county license ($25). And you will need 50/100 insurance coverage and a rideshare endorsement, which you can get through Farmers insurance. Good luck to you, and I mean that sincerely. Read the forums on here, as they are pretty accurate.
You don't need rideshare insurance or rideshare endorsement
 

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Don't need ... but may not be a bad idea to investigate.
I had Farmers before I started with Uber. They said if I didn't get the 50/100 coverage and have the endorsement, I would not be covered while waiting for a ride, and they would cancel me if I were to get in an accident.
 

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Well hello there. First off I have no clue who the heck Sam Hell is. However, as the title suggested I am a bit perplexed. Problem is, I am moving out to Last Vegas and have no clue how to get started there. They are asking me for a TNC sticker. I drive here in Houston and we get ours from the city. Where do you get the TNC sticker out there? Fee involved? I am going to lease through Enterprise. Yeah I know it's pricey but there is no way I am putting so many miles on my beautiful personal car. I read I have to go get a business license Wtf? That's kind of weird....but when in Rome(shrugs). Any information about getting started would be great. Thanks:)
Samuel( SAM) Hill was a surveyor.
He was known for unleashing such foul strings of swear words that his name SAM HILL became a euphemism for excessive obscenities.
 

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I had Farmers before I started with Uber. They said if I didn't get the 50/100 coverage and have the endorsement, I would not be covered while waiting for a ride, and they would cancel me if I were to get in an accident.
How would they know you're waiting for a ride? Sounds like a Farmers agent needed a bonus.
 

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OP, what is your primary motivation for moving to "Last Vegas" ?
Do you realize that you'll average about $9 (it will go lower) an hour ?
To be legal you will need State and County business license ($250 annually).
If you believe the LV Strip is where the $ is; try waiting at 7 five minute red lights in a row to pick up a $3.75 fare (or worse yet, pool pax!)
If you work the outskirts, hopefully your vehicle gets 50MPG, or you'll give up about $5/hr in fuel costs.
The Uber culture here is over-saturated and racing to the bottom in pricing. The average 40 hr week will payout below the poverty line.
You'd be much better off moving to Phoenix where drivers average $200 in 8 hours, instead of less than 1/2 that if you're lucky.
The LV drivers who can barely make it here know all the various kickbacks and can work the late late hours required.
Newbie drivers in LV last about 6 weeks before they quit for a real job elsewhere. Vegas doesn't have the jobs to support the current influx in population.
Jobs on casino properties require Federal background checks, and most want hair samples.
This is not Texas. There are regulations on top of regulations, much like California, and sometimes worse.
If you own your car outright, and can live in your car (or Mom's basement) after driving your Uber shift; it might be doable. Add rent/mortgage, and you won't survive. Selling plasma only gets about $30/week. You'd have better odds as a full time poker player.
I'm semi-retired and this is not my main source of income, or I could not do it.
So why would anyone move to Vegas to be an Uber driver?
 

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How would they know you're waiting for a ride? Sounds like a Farmers agent needed a bonus.
I don't know, but if you were to hit and kill someone, I'm sure the insurance investigators could get that info from Uber. It's not like Uber is going to cover up for a driver. And everything you read online indicates you are not covered by Uber or your insurance while you are online waiting for a ride. So maybe you're right, but there sure seems to be a lot of conflicting information about what is needed and what isn't.
 

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If you like driving go and drive a taxi you will make more money... you will make daily tip plus your pay for the day. Don't waste your time with uber in vegas it sucks big time. Cheap people that like uber do not tip because they are really cheap.
 

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Don't listen to that guy you need the rideshare endorsement otherwise if you get into an accident you are screwed.

But I do agree it doesn't pay well enough since the current rate drops so if driving is what you want to do then I would do taxi if you can pass the drug test
 

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Yea, don't listen, go waste your money. You don't need it. When I got into an accident, my insurance's first question was not, " do you work for uber? Were you waiting for a ping?" They said " what happened, damn that sucks, take your car here and pay your deductible."
 

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Yea, don't listen, go waste your money. You don't need it. When I got into an accident, my insurance's first question was not, " do you work for uber? Were you waiting for a ping?" They said " what happened, damn that sucks, take your car here and pay your deductible."
What a great driver. No concern for your passenger? For me my rideshare coverage covers all phases of the process and protects me and my family from being sued by another driver or pax or anyone involved. It's more about knowing that uber won't cover you and if you have a police report and the cop writes down that you were rideshare driving. I'm sure this all seems ridiculous and unnecessary to you. But that doesn't mean that rideshare insurance doesn't exist and it also doesn't mean that this person has the right to make a decision either way without the peanut gallery saying you don't need it.

You sound like some of the Bozos on here that say you don't need the Business licenses. Love to hear what you say when you get pulled over by the NTA and don't have any documentation
 
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Well hello there. First off I have no clue who the heck Sam Hell is. However, as the title suggested I am a bit perplexed. Problem is, I am moving out to Last Vegas and have no clue how to get started there. They are asking me for a TNC sticker. I drive here in Houston and we get ours from the city. Where do you get the TNC sticker out there? Fee involved? I am going to lease through Enterprise. Yeah I know it's pricey but there is no way I am putting so many miles on my beautiful personal car. I read I have to go get a business license Wtf? That's kind of weird....but when in Rome(shrugs). Any information about getting started would be great. Thanks:)
big mistake to drive in Vegas
 

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What a great driver. No concern for your passenger? For me my rideshare coverage covers all phases of the process and protects me and my family from being sued by another driver or pax or anyone involved.
Maybe you don't understand, by not having rideshare insurance, has nothing to do with passengers. You're not covered in period 1 only. Period 1 means you don't have a passenger, you don't have a request. So your statement of "No concern for your passenger?" Carries no weight. Also period 2, you still don't have a passenger, you're driving to them, yet you will have coverage by Uber, not as much as period 3, but you will have coverage. Now period 3, when you start the ride, you are covered by Uber up to $1.5 million, and guess what? Yes, the passenger is finally in your car.
 

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Maybe you don't understand, by not having rideshare insurance, has nothing to do with passengers. You're not covered in period 1 only. Period 1 means you don't have a passenger, you don't have a request. So your statement of "No concern for your passenger?" Carries no weight. Also period 2, you still don't have a passenger, you're driving to them, yet you will have coverage by Uber, not as much as period 3, but you will have coverage. Now period 3, when you start the ride, you are covered by Uber up to $1.5 million, and guess what? Yes, the passenger is finally in your car.
I understand all that but when you have no coverage and you total your car...you know what forget it. You are correct, that's what you want to hear. Only you have all the rideshare knowledge. Thank you for allowing me to receive your supreme knowledge.

I am tired of you Steve. You challenge everything people say. And usually I don't mind and will continue bantering bc I don't really take the board seriously. The only thing I do take seriously is biased information. Not bad information but biased.

Everyone has a choice to do anything they want. So maybe you don't know my unique situation where I need to cover myself with insurance so if god forbid something terrible were to happen, my home and family would be protected.

What happens during period 1,2, and 4 when you have "less coverage" did you know that Uber's policy is only for liability?? So if you wreck your car and don't have the rideshare insurance and they find out, they drop you, no coverage, and now you have no car, no means to help yourself get a new car.

I know this seems stupid to you, but I don't know what kind of car you uber in. For me I need the insurance so if I total it's about having more than just Uber's liability insurance durin period 3. I am not an uneducated person that doesn't understand how insurance works.

So I'm not trying to be insulting but you are trying to be extremely discouraging.
 
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