Do you drive a Uber or Bolt (Taxify) or do you own the car being used for a Uber or Bolt service, If yes, do you have a Commercial Driver Agreement?

According to statistics, Uber Nigeria, currently has 9,000 active driver-partners and no fewer than 267,000 monthly rider. This means there a lot of people in the business, and you may already be a party or thinking of getting into the business yourself.

If you are going into the business, especially if you are going in as a Driver of the Vehicle Owner, it is important have an agreement. Such an agreement will help protect both interests of the driver and car owner.

A number of clauses that should be provided for in your agreement include –

  1. Properly identifying the Vehicle
  2. Stating the duration of the agreement
  3. Responsibility for the maintenance and repairs of the vehicle.
  4. Insurance
  5. Storage of the vehicle
  6. Obligations of the parties
  7. Payment schedules
  8. Driver Guarantor
  9. Breach & Termination of the agreement


How To Get An Agreement

If you want to get an agreement between a Driver and Vehicle Owner, you can get one in less than 5 minutes on Legalnaija.

Instructions on how to get an Agreement on Legalnaija

  1. Log on to Legalnaija
  2. Select the Uber Commercial Vehicle Agreement from the lists of Templates 
  3. Answer the questionnaire 
  4. Make payment 
  5. Receive your Agreement in your Email. 
  6. Print and sign 
  7. Go on and do business.

Please note that this information is provided for general informational purposes only and is not intended to be legal advice. No lawyer-client relationship is formed nor should any such relationship be implied. It is not intended to substitute for the advice of a qualified lawyer. If you require legal advice, please consult with a qualified lawyer.