Vanpool - Drivers' Tools

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Once your vanpool is registered with 511, you can access handy tools and valuable services to keep your vanpool rolling. 511 will help recruit new passengers and back-up drivers as well as provide updates and information on available incentives and subsidies.

Bookmark this page for a quick reference to services, forms and other tools:

Visit the State of California's DMV website for information on:

  • Vanpool Vehicle Code/Definition
  • Basic Driver's License Information
  • Vanpool Vehicles: Equipment and Inspection

A few things you'll need:

  • Seven passengers (including the driver)
  • Register with the 511 RideMatch Service and select “I want to drive a vanpool.”
  • Completed vanpool forms

Get a Carpool Matchlist & Start Saving Today!

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Short on Passengers?

Learn about our new Seat Subsidy program to keep your van going.



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