Uber’s preferred car-loan partner has been illegally repossessing veterans’ cars

  

And it’s not Santander’s first brush with the law Yesterday, auto lender Santander Consumer USA agreed to pay at least $9.35 million to resolve the accusation that it illegally repossessed over 1,100 vehicles from active military personnel. The company is a close partner of the ride-sharing giant Uber, which funnels drivers with low credit to Santander loan
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Coverage in question while offering an Uber ride

  

Drivers who are considering a job with a transportation network company should be sure to do their homework on auto insurance needs, according to local insurance agents and critics of ride-sharing services. While the surge of new technology is creating never-before-seen services, such as ordering a ride with the push of a button on your
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Boston Uber driver accused of assaulting female passenger

  

A Boston Uber driver was arrested after allegedly assaulting a female passenger Sunday morning, according to police. Boston Police said they responded to a North End address early Sunday at 3:25 a.m. after receiving a report about a 30-year-old woman who was indecently assaulted by an Uber driver. She told officers that she was with three friends
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Drivers for Uber, Lyft stuck in insurance limbo

  

It wasn’t a car accident that caused Adrian Anzaldua to quit driving for Lyft – it was the fear of one. The 27-year-old started driving full time for the app-based car service in October but quit in December after hearing anecdotes that raised questions about his insurance policy. “I looked into this whole situation more closely because
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Uber Wants to Replace Its Drivers With Robots. So Much for That “New Economy” It Was Building.

  

SAN ANTONIO — San Antonio City Council members have been put on notice — if they don’t wholly repeal, or significantly relax regulations for transportation-network companies, Uber will shut down operations here on March 1. Chris Nakutis, Uber’s general manager for Texas, wrote a letter Wednesday to Councilwoman Rebecca Viagran, chairwoman of the council’s Public Safety
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Uber petition gets more than 6,000 signatures in Edmonton

  

City councillors say they’re disappointed with Uber’s decision to launch an online petition, after they agreed to work with the company on new rideshare regulations. Uber’s online petition urging city council to allow the app to keep operating in Edmonton has more than 6,000 signatures one day after it was launched. Last week, councillors agreed to look at changing the regulations
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