The ride-hailing app is rewarding Lyft drivers with affordable car rentals rates, cheaper gas, and speedy cash transfers. Lyft, the perennial Avis to Uber's Hertz, is introducing a number of perks for its team of drivers. On Thursday,...Show More Summary
Houston police officer David Carter is apparently a big believer in "work smarter, not harder." The 13-year veteran of the Houston PD has been temporarily relieved of duty pending an investigation into his ticket-writing activities,Show More Summary
FBI agents dug up more than $500,000 from the yard of a home where an armored truck driver who admitted stealing $1 million had once lived.
The race to sign up drivers to Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. now extends to people who don’t even own cars.
The going driverless race is on as car makers and tech companies seek to be the first to have a vehicle safe and legal to be able to take to the roads without need of a driver at the controls. Toyota is the latest company to jump on the driverless bandwagon. Show More Summary
In the local, national and worldwide battle between taxi drivers and Uber, I'm with the cabbies. The taxi drivers staged a pair of protests Thursday — a daylong strike by some operators and a cab caravan to six North and Northwest Side aldermanic offices — designed to call attention to the unlevel...
THE NEXT BIG THING THE LEFT WANTS TO BAN: HUMAN DRIVERS. At NRO, James Lileks writes: What do the acolytes of the State want to ban this week? Which bootlace eyelet will they lubricate with eager spittle? Oh, the usual stuff. Fun. Your fun. Vox writer Dylan Matthews twittered his demands, and they’re quite ordinary […]
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The ride-hailing company is being sued after two women allege they were sexually assaulted by Uber drivers. The plaintiffs say Uber needs to do more to keep passengers safe.
Lyft is angling to be the most flexible, benefit-focused ride-sharing platform out there. Their ‘kill them with kindness’ tactic to woo drivers away from competitors has gone next-level today, in a live announcement from the company’s San Francisco office. Show More Summary
The skinny: The BMW 3 Series isn’t just a standout-seller for the brand, it’s also the vehicle that pioneered the ‘sports sedan’ segment that many mid-size luxury sedans attempt to lay claim to. Now, with the challenge of a new C-Class,...Show More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO — Lyft just gave its drivers a lot of reasons to stay with the company. The company unveiled a series of new perks for drivers at an event at its headquarters Thursday. Among the updates are discounted gas prices, cheaper...Show More Summary
The ridesharing startup has new partnerships with Stripe, Hertz and Shell aimed at improving the driver experience.
Lyft ups its effort to compete with Uber, the nation's largest and richest ride-hailing company
Lyft's new partnership with Hertz to provide short-term rentals could bring in waves of new drivers -- but it's also a way the company is trying to hold onto its workers and keep them away from Uber and other competitors.
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Hundreds of Lyft’s top drivers and a couple dozen press crowded into Lyft headquarters today to hear the peer-to-peer ridesharing network rolled out a bunch of announcements meant to make life easier for its drivers – including cheaper gas, lower car rental prices and a real-time payment system that allows drivers to cash out and transfer Lyft ride payments when they… Read More
SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A man who lost his driver's license while fleeing police used the van from the adult day care center where he work... Read more: Dumb Crime, Jarred Robinson, Mug Shots, James Ryan, Jarred Robinson Company Van, Crime News
After 60 were killed this year, officials decided enough's enough. Ponies that live in southwest England can sometimes get in the way. Now they'll be painted with glow-in-the-dark blue paint to stop cars running them down at night. The...Show More Summary