New Members

What is Rideshare Star?

The Rideshare Star carshare program is a discount program created for drivers who use their personal car for work. Rideshare Star connects its members to a wide range of discounted auto services including regular maintenance, auto body repair, roadside assistance, car electronics installation, car detailing, gas, tolls, and more. The Rideshare Star program is Black-owned, female-led, and proud to partner with Black and brown auto businesses in Baltimore City. Stay tuned for new developments throughout 2021—we have an exciting year ahead!

How soon can I enjoy carshare benefits?

The Rideshare Star Program strives to get new members into the program within 48 hours (two business days) of initial contact.

Am I eligible for the Rideshare Star Program?

Qualifications:

    • Valid driver’s license
    • Clean driving record (past 3 years)
    • No violent, drug, or vehicle related criminal activity (past 3 years)
Please note: The program works best for full-time delivery and gig workers (highest discounts on auto services).
If you are eligible and want to join the carshare program or learn more, contact Rideshare Star.

How long does the application process take?

The application process takes as little as one day.

How do I apply?

If you are eligible and want to join the carshare program or learn more, contact Rideshare Star.

How much does membership cost?

Please contact Rideshare Star Program for the latest member pricing.

I borrowed a vehicle, where do I pick it up?

Vehicles can be picked up by appointment only at 1012A Leslie Ave, Catonsville, MD 21228. Beginning July 5, 2021, delivery or pick-up to or from your address on file is available for an additional charge.

Current Members

How do I get in touch with roadside assistance?

If you need roadside assistance, let Rideshare Star know, and a mobile mechanic will be dispatched immediately.

What to do in an accident?

Check on all parties involved to make sure that no one is hurt. Call 9-1-1 if there may be injuries. Call the police to the scene, if needed. Exchange the information below with all parties involved.

  • Location of accident (cross street, city, and state)
  • Driver and passenger names
  • Make and model of all vehicles
  • License plate numbers
  • Insurance card information
  • Contact information for any eyewitness(es)
  • Name and badge number of any responding officer

How often do the cars need maintenance?

Cars receive regular maintenance every 5,000 miles and Maryland State Safety Inspections are performed every 10,000 miles per Maryland State law.

How do I schedule car maintenance?

Call Patrick’s Auto Repair for any regular maintenance and ALL inspections at (410) 455-5300 and ask for availability. Let the shop know you are in the Rideshare Star carshare program.

Patrick’s Auto Repair is located at 1012A Leslie Avenue, Catonsville, MD. You may be required to drop off the car for a few hours if busy. There is a nice waiting area and plenty of shops within walking distance.

All body shop repairs are handled by Saul Auto Body at 1012B Leslie Ave.

Patrick’s Auto Repair and Saul Auto Body are located at 1012 Leslie Avenue, Catonsville, MD (Suite A and B respectively). ***Outside shops are not permitted.*** 

Are there any current specials or discounts available?

Rideshare Star offers discounted member rates for weekly members, new referrals, and honest online reviews.