by A Amir Azimi
“another great idea that was posted on IdeaSpies at the latest ideas event with ReadyFundGo in Sydney at Fishburners in March.”
Have you ever been in a situation that you needed to drive your car, but there are circumstances that you SHOULDN’T or you CAN’T!!!? It always begins with a drink or two, then lots of fun and you forget all about your car? Who is going to drive it? The answer is simple, DriverB is taking care of you and your car.
Welcome to Plan B by DriverB, we provide professional chauffeur service when you’re not able to drive your own car. We can simply send a professional designated driver right at your service when you may find yourself over the alcohol limit to drive. You can let a professional take the wheel while you enjoy the luxury of a personal chauffeur in the comfort of your own car and we make sure you and your car get to your destination safely at an affordable fee. Why request a ride-share or taxi over and over when you can have your own personal chauffeur to cater just to you? So worry free and enjoy your time and be safe by DriverB.
DriverB service is available in some selected Sydney area, see the coverage area by going to https://driverb.com.au/images/map.jpg. App is available to download from App Store and Play Store, you can simply use it to make a smooth PLAN B, either booking in advance or request a professional chauffeur on-demand (depends on the availability). It’s as simple as 3 steps, download, register and request.
Request a service and your own dedicated chauffeur will be delivered by DriverB and available at your service. Hand over the keys and have peace of mind. Your professional chauffeur will take you anywhere you would like, wait for you, and on to wherever you want to go. DriverB will take care of your professional chauffeur from your destination on wards by assigned co-drivers.
With the DriverB smartphone app, you can:
– Make an easy and on-demand chauffeur request (where service is available)
– Book in advance for that special event
– Schedule a pickup and destination using the GPS on your phone
– Track your chauffeur and your automobile at all times
– Share DriverB with friends and earn referral credits
Call and rate your chauffeur
Manage your profile and bookings
– Convenience and Safety:
There is nothing worse than blaming yourself when you see that you could have made a different choice but you didn’t. DriverB is all about your safety, we care about you, your car and all the road users. Choose DriverB and be safe, enjoy your time worry free and get home in the comfort of your own car. DriverB is using all the latest safety tools and technology currently being used for maximum safety for you and your car such as camera, GPS tracking, detecting route and speed.
– Save Time and Money:
You don’t need to leave your car behind and take an Uber/Taxi to get home then return the next day to get your car. Avoid parking fees, risk to your car, double paying Uber/Taxi and the most precious thing, TIME.
– Two affordable options:
1. Pickup Service – If you’ve already driven somewhere and for any reason you’re not able to drive further, a professional chauffeur will meet you and take you safely to your destination for a very affordable rate based on the distance and time.
2. Personal Driver Service – Reserve your own dedicated driver to chauffeur you in your own car at an affordable hourly rate. Your driver will take you wherever you need to go during your reservation, no matter how many stops and waits for you without you being worried about parking and all the other hassles.
– Professional chauffeurs:
Our rigorous screening process ensures excellent service from every chauffeur you hire. From background checks to sending our drivers on a safe driving course, our high standards ensure you get the service you deserve.
– Personal drivers for any purpose:
DriverB has you covered! Whether you’re heading to a wine tour, pub crawl, a meeting, visiting the doctor or any other purpose. DriverB is just a tap away and there’s nothing better than having your own dedicated chauffeur when you can’t, shouldn’t or rather not drive for whatever reason.
The main goal of this campaign is providing safety to the community and for DriverB, is to gain visibility, validation and user growth of our service. There is a mutual benefit for all stakeholders and we have considered the funds to be collected and used towards our marketing where it can help us to expand our service availability and keep the roads and community safer by reducing the risk of driving.
Your support is highly appreciated and every dollar that we receive, make us closer to our goal, and in return we provide higher value of our service and we help the neighbourhood watch community with street safe program. Evan if you are not able to support us financially, you can help us by sending this campaign to your friends, family, colleagues and post it into your social media.
Q, What about the insurance for my car?
A. DriverB is fully insured through Biz Cover Insurance Company for up to AU$5,000,000 public liability, and we are currently acquiring a fully comprehensive Motor Driving Risk Policy.
DriverB Chauffeurs at Fault: DriverB will pay the customer’s insurance policy excess up to the value of $1,500 or pay a reasonable amount for minor damages, direct to an accredited repairer up to $1,500. DriverB may involve services of an independent and qualified Motor Loss Assessor in determining such repair costs at its own discretion.
Third Party at Fault: DriverB or its drivers will not be liable for any repair or replacement costs. Claims are made on Client’s insurance policy against the third party at fault.
Uninsured Vehicles: DriverB will not be liable for any repair or replacement costs.
Q. What type of cars do we cover for our service?
A. We cover our services for vehicles up to 4.5 tonnes. We are able to drive suprecars, cars, utilities, vans, some light trucks, car-based motor tricycles, tractors and implements such as graders, vehicles that seat up to 12 adults, including the driver. This is not limited but that includes: Sedan, MPV, SUV, Crossover, Coupe, Convertible and more.
Q. Who is responsible for parking and tolls?
A. You are responsible for payment of any parking and toll. So please make sure all the payments for these purposes are already arranged.
Q. Who is responsible for moving traffic violations?
A. DriverB is responsible for payment of any moving traffic violations, so please have a peace of mind that we record all the liabilities from the time DriverB is at the wheel of your vehicle until the time it’s been parked safely in your nominated spot.
Q. What happens if there will be any problems with your car?
A. If the car can’t be driven for any reason, we can arrange the Road Side Assistant but all the expenses should be payable by car owner. There might be some additional cost due to timing and occurring circumstances.
Q. How reliable are the Designated Drivers?
A. Be worry free with our service, our drivers are highly trained to handle all types of cars, direction expert, professional and trustworthy. Our carefully selected drivers have gone through the rigorous screening process with impeccable records and above-average driving skills would appreciate your car and respect their value.
A. How can I contact Drivers?
Once your booking is confirmed, you’ll be able to call your allocated driver through the app (please note, it’s using your mobile service).
Q. Where is DriverB available?
A. DriverB service will be rolling out zone by zone, starting from Sydney Northwest, West, North and CBD. To see the map of stage 1 roll out zones go to: https://driverb.com.au/images/map.jpg
DriverB service is currently available in Sydney suburbs:
Rouse Hill, Kellyville, Quakers Hill, The Ponds, Schofields, Box HIll, Riverstone, Bella Vista, Castle Hill, Blacktown, Doonside, Arndell Park, Girraween, Toongabbie, Glenwood, Kings Langley, Lalor Park, Mount Druitt, Baulkham Hills, Parramatta, Merrylands, Dural, Glenhaven, Cheerybrook, Hornsby, Thornleigh, Pennant Hills, Beecroft, North Rocks, Northmead, Westmead, Carlingford, Epping, Eastwood, Marsfield, West Pymble, Pymble, Gordon, Killara, Lindfield, Macquarie Park, North Ryde, Ryde, Sydney Olympic Park, Silver Water, Homebush, Lidcombe, Auburn, Merrylands, Burwood, Strathfield, Five Dock, Drummoyne, Gladsville, Lane Cove, Artarmon, Chatswood, Castle Cove, Chatswood, St Leonards, North Sydney, St Leonards, Mosman, Sydney CBD, The Rocks, Surry Hills, Rose Bay and Bondi.
Q.How do I know the service availability?
A. For on-demand service, the live tracking of the available professional chauffeurs can be visible on the map at the time of booking. If there is no available professional chauffeurs are showing on the map, you may need to send the request for a later booking with the minimum of 1 hour. DriverB will confirm the availability within an hour.
Q. How do I book?
A. To book the service, you can either go to the booking page on our website or use our app and make the booking.
Step 1: Go to www.driverb.com.au
Step 2: Fill the information and verify your mobile number
Step 3: Check and request your chauffeur
APP Booking – Android and IOS
Step 1: Download and Install the app
Step 2: Verify your mobile number
Step 3: Fill in the information and request your chauffeur
Q. When can I book?
A. You can book anytime via DriverB website or App. If booking for a later time, your request will be sent to our system and a professional chauffeur will be assigned to your booking. You will get the booking confirmation via sms and email.
Q. What happens after you book?
A. You receive the booking confirmation and you can track your drive on map with ETA. DriverB will message you when your allocated chauffeur is arrived at the pick up point, you may also call the driver through the app (using your phone services). You hand over the keys to your personal chauffeur and be driven home in your own car. The route is as per in the booking and any changes to the route may result the differences in estimated pricing.
Q. How can I change or cancel my booking?
A. You can access your later bookings via web platform or app and make any changes you require or even cancel. The cancelation fee may applies if it’s canceled one hour or earlier than the pickup time.
Q. How much does this service cost?
A. The estimated fee will show on the screen at the time of booking and it is calculated based on distance and time, the basic pricing for normal cars are as below:
Base fare = $28
Distance = $2.40 per km for the first 25km and then reduced to @2.00 per km
Time = $0.40 per minute
Q. How can I pay for the service?
A. DriverB platform offers a wallet where you can buy credit or redeem the promotional vouchers/rewards and add them to your balance. The fund will be available immediately to use for your bookings. Alternatively we accept all the major credit cards and debit cards, you can enter the details in our secure platform and save them in your profile and pay at the end of the service.