A#1 Cab Dispatch will forward all driver inquiries to taxi owners contracted within the fleet looking for drivers.
Here's some information-
Taxi drivers must be over 24 years of age, with a valid Illinois drivers license (this is a taxi insurance requirement!). Can can be 23 years old but have to have a spotless driving record.
Your driving record must be good, looking at moving violations within the past 3 years and no suspensions/DUIs within 5 years. This is a taxi insurance requirement.
All taxi drivers are background checked by local police departments for a taxi drivers permit.
All taxi drivers are self-contracted, self-employed.
The dispatch system is digital, and the mapping system is built right in, so it does all of the navigating for you.
You need to own an Android device for dispatched orders & taxi app orders. The iPhone will not work with the dispatch system.
Taxis are leased, shifts are usually based in 9-12 hour periods (day shift or night shift) by the shift, or weekly. Take home cars available. Looking for local drivers.
Enjoy flexibility, drive full time or part time- you pick the days!
32+ year customer base, excellent reputation in the taxi industry. Lots of regular customers.
Day, night & weekend cars available.
Earn cash daily, plus tips. The drivers process their own credit cards, (if they choose to), with Square, Intuit or PayPal devices.
A#1 Taxi APP active for all taxis- at no extra charge.
Seasonal drivers wanted, this is commitment free. FREE training.
Current owner operator fleet vehicles are: Scion XB's, Sienna Vans & Camry Hybrids.
Private transportation cars also available to lease.
Taxi drivers have to invest in taxi driver permits in various cities/towns you want to drive in; cost start at $30- depending on the municipality. Every driver must have at least 1 taxi permit to ensure a background check has been done by a local police department.
How much you earn depends on the hours, days, and geographical area you choose to drive in. Every driver earns a different amount of money daily/weekly/monthly and tips.
Lease Rates starting at $55 a shift and goes to $85 per day depending on the vehicle make and area you work, also depending on the taxi owner operator.
Bring a current Motor Vehicle Report <MVR> from Secretary of State (drivers license bureau), down to 340 Production Dr., South Elgin, IL.60177 and we'll help get you started with a fleet operator. That is the fastest way to get driving!
Questions? Call 847-888-4007 ext.204
Submit an email request to be placed with an owner operator to drive a taxi below. Someone will contact you within 48 hours. Thank you.