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Driver requirements

All Knock Knock drivers must meet certain requirements to drive on the platform.

To start an application, see How to apply to become a driver for instructions.

Age requirements

The minimum age requirement to drive with Knock Knock is 25.

Vehicle standards

All Knock Knock vehicles must have two or four doors and be Maximum of the year 2011

Driving history

All driver require at least one year of licensed driving experience.

Background check

 Knock Knock conducts a criminal background check as a part of the application process, with your consent. Background checks can take several weeks to process and may be delayed due to court and DMV closures caused by COVID-19.

For the background check, U.S. drivers must provide a valid social security number. Background checks are then run by a third-party company.

Knock Knock views and assesses your background check results to determine driver eligibility. You may be ineligible to drive on the Knock Knock platform if your background check results reveal that you:

  • Are listed on the National Sex Offender Registry database
  • Have been convicted of the following:
    • A disqualifying violent crime (such as homicide, kidnapping, human trafficking, arson, burglary, carjacking, robbery, or aggravated assault)
    • A sexual offense (such as rape, sexual assault, or child pornography)
    • An act of terror
    • Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in the past seven years (time frame may vary based on regional jurisdictions)
    • A disqualifying fraud-related offense in the past seven years (time frame may vary based on regional jurisdictions)
    • A disqualifying drug-related offense in the past seven years (time frame may vary based on regional jurisdictions)
    • A disqualifying theft or property damage offense in the past seven years (time frame may vary based on regional jurisdictions)

DMV check

U.S. drivers must undergo a driving record check which is run by a third-party company, Safety Holdings Inc.

The DMV check results are then assessed against Lyft’s internal safety criteria and applicable regulations.

Knock Knockmay disqualify any applicant whose driving record reveals:

  • Four or more moving violations in the past three years (such as accidents or traffic light violations)
  • A single major moving violation in the past three years (such as driving on a suspended license or reckless driving)
  • A DUI or other drug-related driving violation in the past seven years (time frame may vary based on regional jurisdictions
  • A serious driving-related conviction in the past seven years (such as a hit-and-run or a felony involving a vehicle)

Knock Knockenrolls active drivers into DMV record continuous monitoring, which notifies us of new violations.

Knock Knockreserves the right to disqualify a driver at any time, in compliance with applicable law, should their driving record reveal any disqualifying information or for any other safety-related reason.

Driver license, license plates, and insurance

Knock Knockdrivers must have the following:

  • Current and valid driver’s license
  • Valid plates with current registration (commercial plates are acceptable)
  • Current and valid insurance with your name on the policy.

Your region may not require your name to be printed on your insurance policy. If your insurance policy doesn’t have your name listed, you’ll need to get a declaration page from your insurance company with your name.