Eligible drivers receive annual eye exams, designer glasses or contact lenses, ongoing customer service, and more at no cost from GVS. Paid for by The Black Car Fund.


  • Free eye exams
  • Free glasses* provided by GVS OR free 6-month supply of contact lenses (*there is a fee for upgraded designer glasses)
  • 30% discount on a second pair of eyeglasses or services outside the vision plan area

Who Qualifies

  • Drivers who meet a monthly hourly threshold in New York are eligible for the vision benefit, paid for by The Black Car Fund
  • In order to verify eligibility, you’ll need to provide some basic information, such as your name and Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) license number – Find out if you’re eligible

How to Use This Benefit

How does it work?

First, you must call 1-833-814-8590 or go online to check to see if you are eligible and then activate your Drivers Vision benefit. Not all drivers are eligible.

Where do I go for my eye exam and glasses?

Providers are located throughout the tri-state area. Members can look up provider locations here or by calling 1-833-814-8590. The New Member Benefits Package that gets emailed to members includes the benefits code needed to make an appointment.

Look up GVS locations here.

What choice of glasses do I have?

Members are entitled to free frames and lenses from our exclusive GVS Designer Collection or a $100 credit toward any frame outside of the collection, or a 30% discount, whichever is greater. As an alternative to eyeglasses, we also offer a 6-month supply of disposable contacts every year or a $100 credit for any contact lenses outside of those included in the plan.

Do I need an appointment?

No, but we recommend that you schedule one before your visit. Once you contact Drivers Benefits to activate your benefits you can simply select a GVS location of your choice. The New Member Benefits Package that gets emailed to members includes the benefits code needed to make an appointment.

How often can I get new glasses?

Members who maintain benefits eligibility can get new glasses once every 12 months.

Activate Your Benefits in Minutes

Fill Out the Activation Form Online

Drivers Benefits will email you with an explanation of how to use your benefits. Make sure to check your spam folder.

Fill Out the Form

Fill out the form in Spanish, French, or Chinese

Call Drivers Benefits

(Monday-Friday 8am-8pm)

Our multilingual experts can help you activate your free benefits.

Call 1-833-814-8590

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