a. Class 1, 2 or 4 Driver’s License (over age 25)
b. 5-Year Commercial Driver’s Abstract, obtained within the last 30 days, 6 or less demerits
c. Valid City of Calgary Transportation Network Driver’s License (TNDL)
d. Vehicle: 8 years old or newer (no leases/must be Ride Please™ approved)
e. Android or iPhone
f. Tablet as specified by Ride Please™ (50% of cost reimbursed by Ride Please™ after 6 months)
a. Obtain an Enhanced Livery Vehicle Inspections Standards (E.L.V.I.S.)
b. Approval for City to obtain driver’s abstract
c. Approval for City to obtain Police Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search
STEP 1: The Driver Application
STEP 2: Approved Applicants Meeting with Ride Please™
STEP 3: Vehicle Inspection
STEP 4: Go to Livery Transport Services (LTS) Office
Applicant must present the following:
Valid Motor Vehicle Record of Inspection dated within 30 days from a Livery Vehicle Inspection.
STEP 5: Go Back to Livery Transport Services (LTS):
STEP 6: Supply a copy of your TNDL to Ride Please™
STEP 7: Driver Training and Account Activation
If the vehicle is 8 years old or newer, good condition, and of sufficient size to carry passengers comfortably, we may approve it. No leased vehicles. Please include details in your application or contact us to discuss.
If your currently owned taxi meets the standards above, we may approve it. Please refer to the Vehicle Policy Chart for more information.
|Vehicle Policy Chart|
|Criteria||Car/Van Requirements||Accessible Vehicles|
|Age of Vehicle||No More than 8 Years Old||No More than 8 Years Old|
|Condition/Appearance||“Like New”, No Mechanical or cosmetic defects||“Like New”, No Mechanical or cosmetic defects|
|Vehicle Model||Midsize or larger 36” or greater rear leg room||Approved Access Vehicle|
|Vehicle Color||No specifications||No Specifications|
Ride Please™ is a trade name owed by The Driving Alternative Inc. (Keys Please®) a Canadian Incorporation, that has been involved in the transportation industry since 1997.
Yes, as an independent contractor, you are required to file your own taxes. Further, you MUST obtain a GST Number if generating more than 30K annually. We will direct you to speak to CRA or your accountant for further information.
The deductible for a full time driver is Twenty-Five ($2500) Hundred Dollars.
The funds, due to you for that particular week, will be paid out in the time frame dictated through the agreement.
You will need to complete the ‘Authorization for Vehicle Services’ available through Service Alberta. This form allows Ride Please™ to register your vehicle in the Ride Please™ name. This form is not a replacement for proof of ownership but allows Ride Please™ to place insurance on your vehicle.
This coverage also includes insurance on personal use with the vehicle.
Part time drivers, please talk to a Ride Please™ Representative.
We do not wish to lose good drivers. However, if you choose to leave Ride Please™ we request a two-week notice be supplied as to have the ability to replace your vehicle. This will allow us the ability to meet customer service requirements and not place any other Ride Please™ driver having to pick up those shifts.
This is an option. Please contact a Ride Please™ Representative to discuss this further.
Yes. All drivers are supplied, at no cost, a Ride Please™ jacket. They may purchase Ride Please™ golf shirts or long sleeved shirts, at our cost. If you wish to wear a sports jacket or similar, authorization is required.
The importance of this is to ensure our brand is recognized and the professional appearance is maintained throughout the fleet. Remember we have been in this industry since 1997 and the recognition of the Ride Please™ brand is incredibly important.
Ride Please™ rates are as follows: