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Uber To Start Banning Riders With Low Ratings
“Respect is a two-way street, and so is accountability,” Uber said.
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Deb Haaland Wants To Tax Uber And Lyft To Fund Drivers’ Social Security
The New Mexico congresswoman announced the bill the day of a nationwide ride-share drivers strike.
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Uber, Lyft Drivers Go On Strike Nationwide
Drivers with the ride-hailing companies are demanding better pay and working conditions.
Uber Driver Burglarized Home After Dropping Customers Off At Airport, Police Say
Jackie Gordon Wilson, 38, tried to steal from riders he knew wouldn't be home, according to San Mateo police.
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8 Ways To Stay Safe On Your Next Uber Ride, According To Drivers
Jolie A. Doggett
You shouldn’t have to do a lengthy safety check, but there are some red flags to look out for.
College Student Found Dead After Getting Into Car Mistaken For Uber, Police Say
Nathaniel Rowland, 24, is facing kidnapping and murder charges in the death of 21-year-old Samantha Josephson.
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Uber, Lyft Drivers Strike For Higher Pay In Los Angeles
“We drivers are being exploited and being taken advantage of by these two giant companies,” one ride-hailing company driver said.
Uber Not Criminally Liable After Self-Driving Car Killed Woman: Local Prosecutor
The death of 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg was the first known fatality linked to an autonomous vehicle in the United States.
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Brian Dunkleman Fiercely Defends Uber Driving Gig After TMZ Report
The self-described "television history footnote" vented after a TMZ report about his regular job.
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Martha Stewart's First Uber Ride Is A Recipe For Disaster
The lifestyle maven said "the car was a mess inside and out!!!!!!!!" and Dictionary.com teased her for it.
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Cab Drivers Refuse To Pick Up Racists After Philly Rally With Proud Boys
Video appears to show various drivers declining to give the far-right activists a ride.
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Another Uber Driver Charged With Raping 'Unconscious' Female Passenger
Boston Uber driver Michael Squadrito, 40, said the woman "requested intercourse" although she was in and out of consciousness.
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Man Arrested After Threatening Colorado Uber Driver, Saying He Hates 'All Brown People'
The suspect, an Army veteran who served in Afghanistan, also broke the window of a police cruiser and fought with officers, police said.
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New York Uber Driver Charged With Kidnapping Female Passenger
The suspect "kidnapped, terrorized and assaulted the woman before dumping her on the side of an interstate," according to a prosecutor.
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Uber’s and Airbnb's Plans To Share Their Wealth Could Shake Up Capitalism
The companies' plans to give shares to hosts and drivers may be a small step but it points to a bigger economic transformation.
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Uber And Lyft Plan To Offer Free And Discounted Rides On Election Day
The rideshare companies are going the extra mile to drive more Americans to the polls.
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Miami Uber Driver Raped A Female Passenger, Told Cops It Was A 'Perk' Of The Job
Frederick Gaston, 51, admitted to assaulting and raping a 26-year-old woman who was drunk, vomiting and passing in and out of consciousness.
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Uber Driver Sues Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston Over Groping Incident
The woman claims Winston grabbed her crotch in the drive-thru of a Mexican restaurant in the Phoenix area in March 2016.
POLK COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE
Why Police Are Defending This Uber Driver Who Fatally Shot Another Driver
The Uber driver shot and killed a man who approached his car while threatening him.
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New York To Cap Uber, Lyft And Other Ride-Hail Services
The decision by New York’s City Council is a major blow to the tech companies.
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Here's How Much You Should Really Tip An Uber Or Lyft Driver
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Riders Say Uber Drivers Are Using Vomit To Scam Them
Victims of the ride-hail scheme claim they were bilked out of money after drivers falsely accused them of upchucking.
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Uber Driver Suspended After Secretly Livestreaming Passengers On Twitch
Jason Gargac reportedly filmed more than 700 rides for online audiences without his passengers' knowledge.
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Self-Driving Uber Driver May Have Been Watching Hulu During Crash, Cops Say
Tempe Police concluded the accident was "entirely avoidable."
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Jameis Winston To Be Suspended Over Uber Groping Accusation: Report
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback was accused of fondling a driver in a restaurant drive-through.
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New Study Finds Ride-Hailing Drivers Are Eager To Organize, Despite Challenges
Eight out of 10 ride-hailing drivers in LA said they would like to join an organization that would help them press for better pay and working conditions.
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