inDriver is a ride-hailing app where the user defines a fare for the ride and can select the driver. The app is available to drivers on a flat rate basis. The fare for the ride is provided by the customer directly to the driver without an intermediary.
The app is developed by INDRIVERRU LTD, it was originally developed on the Russian social network VK in 2012 in Yakutsk, Siberia based on a student initiative to counteract unaffordable taxi prices. The app is available now in more than 31 countries among them Russia, India, and Kazakhstan.
Distributors / Implementing Organizations
Intellectural Property Type
User Provision Model
Distributions to Date Status
As of 2020, the app has been downloaded 49M times and has enabled 550M rides.
inDriver is a mobile app available for Android or Apple devices. The app is intended for users seeking low-fare rides. It enables drivers to sign in and offer their services on a flat rate basis via the app. The user books the ride on the app and then the payment is done between the user and the taxi without an intermediary. There is a possibility to rate the ride and report any conflicts. Users can follow these steps to use the app:
- Download the app on Play Store or App Store.
- Define the route and set the fare they are willing to pay for the ride
- Choose on the map the most suitable driver
- Pay the driver after the ride
- Rate the driver
- Download the app on Play Store or App Store
- Get Ride requests with the corresponding fares
- Propose their own fare if needed
- Get paid at the end of the ride
- Report any conflicts
Technical support is directly available in the app.
Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters
The app is developed to offer fair-priced rides to users and enable drivers to register their vehicles for rides.
Vetted Performance Status
The user chooses the driver and can display his rating, the number of rides, the car brand, and the license plate.
Complementary Technical Systems
This app requires an Android or Apple phone for use.
Academic Research and References
Compliance with regulations