Chicago woman describes Uber nightmare

  

The ride-sharing service Uber is a popular way to get around, but a Chicago woman says she sat through a terrifying ordeal when a driver would not let her out of his car. For ten terrifying minutes, Gia Favia says she was locked in a stranger’s car. “Your first instinct is, is this a joke? Let
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Uber charges for donations to veterans, called ‘shameless’

  

In an intended gesture of goodwill, Uber announced facilitated $5 donations to homeless veterans after each ride on Veterans’ Day. Now that gesture is being called “shameless” on social media, as San Francisco-based Uber also collected a credit card processing fee of 25 cents for each donation. “Uber claiming to support #Veterans and #VeteransDay by
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Uber work by man who dragged officers raises concerns

  

BOSTON —A driver accused of dragging two Boston police officers during a traffic stop last weekend has a long driving and criminal record, but also recently drove for Uber. That connection to the ride service is raising concerns about Uber’s driver screening process. Bryant Gilbert, 45, is accused of putting his car in gear during
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Uber Drivers Are Planning To Take Legal Action

  

  Another day, another problem for the ride sharing service. This time, more than 100 of its drivers are looking to take legal action over their rights, according to the lawyers representing them. The legal action is looking to make them workers, rather than partners or self employed customers, which is how the American international transportation
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SANDERS HAS AN UBER PROBLEM

  

  Democrat, Socialist and Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders doesn’t like Uber. Or, at least he says he doesn’t like Uber—the ride-sharing service that’s cheaper, faster, and more convenient than the taxi cartels it competes against. In an interview with Bloomberg, Sanders said he has “serious problems” with Uber because it is so “unregulated.” Like a
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Uber driver arrested, charged with felony wiretapping

  

  PORTSMOUTH – An Uber driver has turned himself in to police after a warrant was issued for his arrest based on a felony wiretapping charge. Christopher David, of Dover, was wanted by police after he posted a video to YouTube in which he allegedly recorded audio of a Daniel Street Tavern bouncer telling him
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Woman warns about Uber “surge” charge

  

ST. LOUIS — A call for a ride home turned into a big bill and a big headache for a Saint Louis County woman. When Uber is in high demand, the ride-sharing service might take your bank account for a ride. “Checking the receipt and it said $255. At first I am like ‘sir, I think
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Uber drivers evaluate safety after attacks

  

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. —An attack on a California Uber driver caught on camera has Uber drivers paying extra attention to their own safety. Uber driver Jeanne Werther was out driving the streets of Palm Beach County Wednesday night. She’s been with the company since last February and said she loves it. Yet, she also
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