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  1. Seattle
    Gov. Inslee orders masks to be worn in public to help stem spread of coronavirus June 23, 2020 at 3:15 pm Updated June 23, 2020 at 9:22 pm OLYMPIA - Gov. Jay Inslee Tuesday announced a statewide mandate requiring facial coverings in public to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, as cases...
  2. News
    Uber and Lyft criticized for automated surge pricing after Seattle shooting BY TAYLOR SOPER on January 22, 2020 at 10:37 pm Prices on Uber and Lyft rose to as much as five times normal rates in the immediate aftermath of a deadly shooting in downtown Seattle on Wednesday evening. The...
  3. Seattle
    2 dead, 2 injured in Lake City shooting; bus driver hailed as hero BY MYNORTHWEST STAFF MARCH 28, 2019 AT 8:05 AM Two people were killed in a shooting, and two others were wounded, including a King County Metro bus driver, in Seattle's Lake City neighborhood Wednesday afternoon. "This is a...
  4. St. Louis
    This was reported on KMOV https://www.kmov.com/news/washu-student-loses-to-fake-uber-driver/article_948078a4-1ac3-11e9-9dab-03129211ab51.html
  5. Phoenix
    When I get a ride to either South Phoenix or the west side between 19th and 75th ave, south of Dunlap north of Baseline, I hit the stop new request button and don’t turn the app back on until I’m out of the area. I do this because I’m afraid of being killed or robbed. Does anyone else do this...
  6. New York City
    I'm not going to lie. I won't even pick up passengers through apps in the Bronx after it starts getting dark. I damn sure wouldn't pick up a street hail. Look at this poor guy: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/uber-driver-expected-survive-bronx-robbery-23-article-1.3882000
  7. Advice
    There's another "surge" out there you should probably be concerned about, except this one might save your wallet and your a$$ if you don't go chasing it. In our line of work, you obviously need to know your home turf like the back of your hand, including where the dangerous neighborhoods are...
  8. Stories
    12/26/2017 - NEWARK, NEW JERSEY — Who says crime never sleeps? Police on Monday found the Subaru that had been carjacked on Christmas from an Uber driver. And inside, they found a man catching some shut-eye. Bishaun Y. Williams, 19, has been charged with receiving stolen property — but not...
  9. Autonomous
    https://www.wired.com/story/uber-self-driving-cars-pittsburgh/
  10. Flex
    I made the mistake of taking a night time block of hours to make my first deliveries...I had 3 hours to deliver 15 packages to 12 stops over a 10 mile radius...no sweat right? I'm driving for logistics, if it matters any. Wrong... I get to the warehouse ON TIME and check in, but I didn't leave...
  11. Stories
    So I was still new to Uber at this time, I was like 3 weeks old, lol. Picked up a guy from Cape Coral, FL, verified the name, guy says "nick" (in a deep rugged voice). Please keep in mind it was like 11:00 at night, he was wearing a hoodie that covered his face, and he did not say a word through...
  12. Las Vegas
    This analysis compares and contrast all available verified news reports of incidents of serious threats to public safety involving taxicabs and / or Technology Network Company (TNC) vehicles in the State of Nevada from November 2015 to May 2017. Incidents reported in Nevada...
  13. Las Vegas
    HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) – Hampton police say a man who may be driving for Uber stole a credit card. Around 4:30 p.m. Monday, a 38-year-old Hampton man bought something at Goodwill. Afterwards, he noticed that he had left his cell phone and case, which contained his identification, credit cards and...
  14. Fort Myers & Naples
    Who is the prick trying to take girls back to his house trying to pressure them to "come inside for a few more drinks". This is all but rape. One woman had to walk 4 miles from your house crying. I wish she remembered the address. You have been reported and your car and license plate info...
  15. San Francisco
    Routine Lyft pickup in Vallejo at a movie theater resulted in 3 bullets hitting my car. No one hurt. Saved my passenger's life. Need to replace passenger window and liftgate that has two bullet holes. Found my car's twin at a junkyard 250 miles away, so going there after waking up. Have pictures...
  16. Advice
    Driver Safety How safe are drivers against passenger attack? Let alone attacks from taxi drivers enraged that we are taking there jobs. There is no way to know. None! The cops do not keep these types of statistics. Uber might, but they have a history of not sharing information unless forced...
  17. News
    https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/oregon/articles/2017-03-07/portland-to-investigate-uber-scheme-to-thwart-regulators Portland to Investigate Uber Scheme to Thwart Regulators Officials in Portland are calling for an investigation into Uber's use of software to identify and reject hails...
  18. News
    A woman was kidnapped in New Orleans ,La. by a woman posing as an Uber Driver.( so much for Jane Go being "safer"on the basis of women drivers.) On November 17, a white Nissan Altima 2016 model abducted a woman on the corner of Conti & Dauphine streets at 5:15 a.m. The woman claims she was...
  19. New York City
    Is it safe to park rental cars overnight on streets just anywhere in NYC? Or is it worth buying a spot in a garage in some neighborhoods. ...especially new rentals.
  20. Stories
    This is why I won't vaccum my car at night ! Man FIGHTS OFF CAR JACKERS with car wash WAND.
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