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Uber drivers accuse company of ripping off customers with upfront pricing

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber's new 'upfront pricing' model, in which passengers agree to a set fare before beginning the trip, benefits its customers by eliminating sticker shock according to the company. But the new pricing system, which asks passengers to input a destination before spitting out a fare, has some drivers crying foul. "I first noticed a disparity as a passenger in San Francisco," s
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