Can a 12-year-old ride an Uber alone?
The Guru Take
No, not allowed by Uber or Lyft
You must be 18 years old to create an Uber account or to ride in an Uber without an adult account holder present.
Here's a more thorough explanation of the Uber's terms and conditions:
Can a parent order Uber or Lyft for a teenager? My kids?
For Uber-like services that cater towards children and teenagers, check out these companies.
Uber Driver, CEO of TaxiFareFinder and Unleashed, LLC
Gosh, 12? Coordinate with other parents and carpool. Works well. Hasn't changed much since the 60s.
Would you really trust a stranger? Forget the background checks. Drivers swap accoutns all the time.
Traditional Ridesharing is not designed for child safety. Uber and Lyft's terms and conditions specify you must be 18 or over to use the service, and minors must travel accompanied by an adult.
Check-out www.sheprd.com for a mobility solution designed with kids and families in mind!