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What Is the Screening Process for Uber Drivers?

Rideshare apps are a popular transportation option for millions of people around the world. Requesting a ride through a smartphone app is convenient and affordable—but it can also be a risky decision. Many passengers have reported their Uber drivers for violent and reckless behaviors, such as physical altercations, dangerous driving, and sexual
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[Study] Sexual Assault in Uber and Lyft Vehicles

More Americans are using rideshare services than ever before. In fact, 36 percent of adults reported having taken an Uber or Lyft at least once. Usage among younger, more affluent adults in urban areas is even higher. However, while Uber and Lyft services are convenient and cost-effective for most, they do not
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Lyft Driver Mohammad Rahman Arrested on Suspicion of Sexually Assaulting a Passenger While She was Sleeping

On Tuesday, August 18, 2020, Mohammad Rahman, a Lyft driver in Orange County, was arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a passenger while she was sleeping. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Special Victims Bureau, the alleged incident occurred on June 12, when an adult female reported that she had been sexually
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Rideshare Drivers Win Ruling on Unemployment Benefits

Unemployment benefits are increasing in importance during the COVID-19 pandemic, with record-breaking unemployment rates and mass layoffs across the country. The rideshare industry has seen a massive reduction in the number of passengers during COVID-19, and many Uber and Lyft drivers are losing important income as a result. While Uber and Lyft
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According to Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Uber Drivers No Longer Self-Employed

Since its inception, the ride-sharing platform Uber has considered its fleet of drivers independent contractors, not employees. This designation essentially releases Uber from any liability in accidents their drivers may cause, making it very difficult for injured passengers to seek justice from the rideshare giant — and for drivers to receive unemployment
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Uber’s New $50 Ride Feature

The coronavirus pandemic has had an impact on many industries, including ridesharing. With fewer people traveling at less frequent rates, companies like Uber and Lyft are seeing major economic downturns — and Uber recently announced a new feature called Uber Hourly to combat this slumping business. The company will now offer hourly
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What to Do If You’re Kidnapped

Kidnapping is a major public safety issue in the United States for adults as well as children, especially with the rise of rideshare platforms across the country. Many people report attempted kidnappings by Uber and Lyft drivers, and individuals posing as these drivers have also attempted to kidnap unsuspecting passengers. If you
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