What Makes Our Drivers Special
(Spoiler Alert: Over 85% Are Moms!)
Fun Fact: Over 85% of our drivers are moms! We do the vetting, so you don't have to. Our team of carefully vetted drivers are moms, nannies, teachers, and babysitters. All of our drivers have at least three years of childcare experience, and are carefully vetted by our team via family references, background + driving record checks, and vehicle inspections.
Book Anytime, Anywhere 📍
You can post any ride, any time. Recurring rides? Check. One-off rides? We’ve got you covered. Specify where and when you want your teen to be picked up. Your request goes out to our trusted, vetted pool of drivers. Once a driver accepts your request, you get alerted, and are able to see their full profile!
Track Your Ride As It's Happening 👀
Our app is built to keep you informed every step of the way: upon driver arrival, when your teen is picked up, and dropped off. You can even view the ride via live GPS tracking.
You always have full visibility and a direct line of communication with your driver.
Here are some of our most frequently asked questions:
How are drivers vetted?
This is by far the most important part of our business, so we carefully vet every single driver on the VanGo team. When selecting VanGo drivers, we have the following requirements:
Must love kids, with 3+ years of childcare experience
Has glowing references from families they've worked with in the past
Passes extensive background checks on both a federal and county level
Has a great driving record (MVR check)
Is at least 25 years old
Must meet with a member of the VanGo team
Undergoes car safety and cleanliness inspections
Must attend a team-held orientation
Our number one priority is to handpick safe, trustworthy drivers - we only work with stars. Many of our drivers are teachers, babysitters, and nannies in their spare time, and over 85% are moms!
Is this Like an “Uber For Kids”?
You can think of it that way! The main difference is the care we put into vetting our drivers (see above). In fact, 85%+ of our drivers are moms themselves!
We also do pre-scheduled rides, which you can request up to four weeks in advance. We don’t do on-demand rides.
How Much Does A Ride Cost?
Our pricing is based on the total door-to-door time + distance of each ride, and you can get a price estimate inside the app before requesting your first ride!
Inside the app, you can go into the "Add Rides" tab on the far left - you can select your pick-up + drop-off location, as well as date + time. You'll be able to see an estimate for the ride before placing a request.
Do you Serve My Town?
Right now we’re serving Fairfield County in Connecticut, but if you have any questions about specific towns, just use the chat bubble in the lower right-hand corner to send us a note!