We never compromise on safety.

Safety is our #1 priority and we make sure to go the extra mile so you never have to worry.

We take safety seriously so you can have peace of mind.

We go the extra mile when it comes to vetting and training our drivers. Through extensive background checks, medical exams, and multiple rounds of training our drivers, we set the bar when it comes safety.

Our Drivers

Our Process



Online Application (15 min)

Includes information on reference checks, interest in Sheprd, etc

In-person Interviews (1 hr)

Screening for behavioral fit, interest in Sheprd, shift availability, etc

Mobile App Training (1 hr)

Step-by-step walkthrough of the Sheprd driver app and live usage during mock shifts

'Mock Shift' & Driving Test (1 hr)

Sheprd assisted 'mock shift' where candidate uses the app and is evaluated across a number of key metrics

Vehicle Supplies Training (1-2 hrs)

In-person supplies training and vehicle tutorial (e.g., Kindle, MI Folds, Bluetooth headset, etc)

Ride Along Series (1 week)

2 required ride alongs where driver accompanies a live ride with a current Sheprd driver

'What If? Scenario test (1 week)

Comprehensive review of the Sheprd Driver Manual/Compendium and written 'What If?' scenario/test

Qualifications & Documents (2-3 weeks)

CORI/SORI background checks, Pediatric First Aid, medical exams, employment docs, drug screens, MassDOT 7D Certification, etc

Our Vehicles


Safe SUVs

All vehicles are fully insured 2010 or newer SUVs with gps tracking.


Sheprd Certified

All vehicles are certified to meet our industry leading Sheprd Safety Standards


Vehicle Inspections

All vehicles go through daily inspections to ensure our supplies and equipment are up-to-date and functioning properly


Fully Equipped

All vehicles come fully equipped with booster seats, healthy snacks, roadside safety equipment, first aid kits, etc.