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  1. San Francisco
    I suspect it's less common in our area to carry a gun.
  2. News
    Video: https://www.abc11.com/amp/uber-ride-turns-into-terror-trip-for-woman-as-raleigh-police-arrest-driver/5105219/ RALEIGH, N.C. - An Uber ride left a Raleigh woman in fear after things took a terrifying turn. Just minutes into the ride, police swarmed the car and arrested her driver. "They...
  3. News
    https://www.wftv.com/news/local/uber-driver-shoots-kills-man-who-was-threatening-him-in-polk-county-officials-say/822975102 Authorities said the man was following and threatening him on Dundee Road near Carl Floyd and County Road 550 in unincorporated Polk County, deputies said. The incident...
  4. News
    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://wsvn.com/news/local/man-arrested-after-firing-gun-at-lyft-driver-in-w-miami-dade/amp/&ved=0ahUKEwiJ5LPZkYvcAhWoITQIHVJlAxEQqUMIMDAE&usg=AOvVaw1to2kPS5xF-LB79vxemfBz Not much to go on, but evidently a man was waiting for his girlfriend...
  5. Advice
    ok so I drive in one of the most violent cities in America and up until now I’ve kept a knife in the bottom of my door and a taser in the handle but I still don’t feel safe with those. I know Uber’s policy says not to but it also says follow your state laws. My question is in Texas can I carry a...
  6. Stories
    http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/390240-police-say-uber-driver-shot-and-killed-passenger This happened in Denver very early this morning. The driver has not been charged or arrested yet. It's unclear if the pax also had a weapon. They shut down the entire interstate through rush...
  7. Toronto (Ontario)
    Just heard of another mass school shooting from our southern neighbours and it made me recall a story from my taxi days. One afternoon I was shooting the breeze at the the parking lot in the mall with one of the other drivers, he was a part time driver and a supply teacher in the week. He had...
  8. News
    http://fox6now.com/2018/05/07/you-cannot-tell-me-what-i-can-do-in-my-car-uber-driver-fired-for-carrying-concealed-weapon/ MILWAUKEE - Should Uber drivers in Milwaukee be allowed to carry concealed weapons? One man is raising that question after the ride-sharing service fired him. It all began...
  9. Oklahoma City
    http://okcfox.com/news/local/police-man-pulls-gun-on-uber-driver-and-passengers OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) - Police say a man was arrested after pulling a gun on an Uber driver and her passengers. Cody Self, 29, was arrested early Feb. 18 on complaints of assault and battery with a deadly weapon...
  10. Dallas
    http://okcfox.com/news/local/police-man-pulls-gun-on-uber-driver-and-passengers OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) - Police say a man was arrested after pulling a gun on an Uber driver and her passengers. Cody Self, 29, was arrested early Feb. 18 on complaints of assault and battery with a deadly weapon...
  11. News
    http://wtvr.com/2018/01/29/drugs-guns-lyft-ride/ VIEW GALLERY PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, Va. - Three men were arrested early Monday after their Lyft driver was stopped for driving with a broken headlight, according to Prince George County Police. "The vehicle was occupied by three males and one...
  12. Advice
    I was wondering what tools or methods you use to protect yourselves from someone intent on doing you bodily harm.
  13. News
    https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/mesa/2017/11/29/passenger-accidentally-shoots-himself-while-back-seat-mesa-uber-vehicle/906785001/ A passenger accidentally shot himself in the back seat of an Uber on Nov. 18 in Mesa, police and the car's driver confirmed. The driver, Melissa Veloz...
  14. News
    https://www.local10.com/news/south-florida-uber-driver-sues-company-over-right-to-carry-gun-on-job South Florida Uber driver sues company over right to carry gun on job Jose Mejia, 28, says he no longer feels safe behind the wheel without weapon "I do it on my own free time," he said. But...
  15. Dallas
    I'm interested to learn what you guys keep in your cars to protect yourselves in the event a passenger gets weird, and why you prefer that particular item. Taser? Firearm? Pepper spray? Baseball bat? I personally keep a taser to hand at all times. I feel more comfortable using it in the small...
  16. Advice
    I'm new to driving for Uber and I came across this video about getting fired. I drive in LA and love it. It's been a great way to make extra cash to pay off my student loans. I've finally been able to get my head above the water. I really don't want to lose this job and the income that comes...
  17. News
    http://kutv.com/news/local/victim-fought-off-attacker-on-i-80-suspect-still-at-large She stopped to assist what appeared to stranded motorist when said motorist put a cord around her neck and tried to rape her.
  18. Complaints
    First night driving, three hours in, I get a ping in a sketchy part of town. Dude calls me right away to let me know his location, really hyper and gruff. I get to the PIN and realize why he called, double back, call him back, and meet up with him based on verbal directions He's ordered a ride...
  19. News
    http://abcnews.go.com/Travel/wireStory/uber-driver-accused-pointing-gun-pot-smoking-passenger-46653578 A Massachusetts Uber driver charged with pointing a gun at a passenger during a dispute over smoking marijuana in his car has pleaded not guilty. The Sun Chronicle reports (...
  20. News
    Uber driver held at gunpoint, forced to drive robber in Lexington http://www.wkyt.com/content/news/Uber-driver-held-at-gunpoint-forced-to-drive-robber-in-Lexington-414898953.html Police: Man tried to rob Uber driver in Woodbridge http://www.fitnessjournal.org/tour.html MAN ACCUSED OF BEATING...
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