Post Profile






Your monthly helping of serious ridesharing allegations: October

Uber might have found a treatment for its passenger safety problem: Selfies. The company announced on September 23 that it will now require its drivers to take selfies before they accept rides. This will ostensibly allow Uber to make sure that the person who will be picking up passengers is indeed the person on whom they ran a background check. The idea is sound — people have in the past used another Uber driver’s account to avoid scrutiny — but it won’t be a panacea.
read more

share

Related Posts


Your monthly helping of serious ridesharing allegations

Technology : Pando Daily

Welcome to the fourth installment of Pando’s monthly series examining the misdeeds perpetrated by or against drivers for so-called ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft. This series was always meant to examine drivers for all the ...

Why Doesn’t Uber Let Women Passengers Choose Women Drivers?

Technology : Vice: Motherboard

?Rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft have many safety issues that are well known. There are multipl?e accounts of sexual and violent assault of rideshare? passengers by drivers, and countless stories of creep?y drivers who hit on pass...

Your monthly helping of serious ridesharing allegations

Technology : Pando Daily

It's time for this month's round up of all the crimes allegedly committed by, and against, ridesharing drivers. Let’s not bury the lede: Earlier this month, an Uber driver was identified as the suspect in a series of shootings in Ka...

Uber & Lyft agree to insure drivers in-between rides in California

Technology : Venture Beat

Transportation startups Uber and Lyft today announced support for bill AB 2293, a measure which will require “ridesharing” companies to insure drivers as soon as they log into a ridesharing app to pick up passengers. Uber and Lyft h...

Your monthly helping of serious ridesharing allegations

Technology : Pando Daily

Welcome to the December installment in Pando’s monthly look at how drivers for ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft have clashed with passengers, cabbies, and law enforcement. For a while, and not through choice, this series onl...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC