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Attorneys for Survivors of Bangor Uber Driver Joseph Graston

ABC affiliate WMTW in Portland Spring, Maine, reports that 28-year-old Milo resident and ex-Uber driver Joseph Graston has been arrested. He faces charges of gross sexual assault and unlawful sexual contact. Graston is accused of sexually assaulting a woman he picked  up in Bangor while driving for Uber in June of 2022. The
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Innovative Ride-Hailing App HerRyde Exclusively Utilizes Women Drivers

The Reuters network recently featured an article detailing the Nigerian ride-hailing app HerRyde, which features exclusively women drivers. The app launched in August 2022, with 10 drivers and logged approximately 500 rides in its first month in Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja. The driving force behind the launch of HerRyde was to cater
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Uber users can now text with a safety agent to monitor rides

CNN Business has published an article detailing Uber’s latest safety feature for riders which allows someone to connect with a safety agent while making a trip. In an attempt to address safety concerns, Uber states that the purpose of the new capability is to help both riders or drivers in nervous situations
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Lyft reaches $25 million settlement to resolve shareholder claims it hid safety problems prior to IPO

A recent article published by Reuters reports that Lyft Inc has reached a $25,000,000 settlement to resolve claims by shareholders that the company concealed safety problems, including sexual assaults by drivers, before its initial public offering in 2019. Filed on Thursday, June 16, 2022, the preliminary all-cash settlement requires approval by U.S. District
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