NBC: "Uber riders and drivers share fears about safety after company releases assault numbers"

  • Uber, other ride hailing companies fight many problems on many sides
  • Seldom stand up for their drivers who are really "contractors"
  • They try to deal with problems in the most automated way possible
  • Know the risks and be careful accepting rides: if this is a concern to you, you might be best off driving in safer areas and during the day
Uber riders and drivers share fears about safety after company releases assault numbers

Uber riders and drivers share fears about safety after company releases assault numbers

Uber noted in its report that assaults happen in a small fraction of rides, but a criminologist called the data "alarming."

December 06, 2019

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