Tag: wisconsin

Letter from the editor, Gun toting Lyft driver sends Brookfield Keystone cops and local media on a wild racial profiling goose chase

An open Letter to the Brookfield police Department, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Fox news and NBC News. From: Justin La Plante Administrator, chief editor, Ride Safe    At least four different local news organizations in Wisconsin have reported on a shooting incident that occurred on Wednesday, the 29th of November just […]

Another Uber driver sexually assaults a passenger in Ride Safe’s home city

Since Uber and lyft began operations in Madison, WI in 2014 drivers operating for the companies have committed three assaults on customers, only one of which was NOT sexual in nature. The local Taxi and Bus company drivers operating in Madison have committed 0 assaults on customers and 0 uninsured […]

Petition, Wisconsin Tavern League to end fraudulent relationship with Rideshare companies

*Petition and Links included below*   Administrators and members of the Wisconsin Tavern League   We, the undersigned, represent tavern patrons, transportation providers and members of the general public throughout Wisconsin. Drivers operating for the rideshare services Uber and Lyft have been documented numerous times violating basic traffic laws, causing […]

Ride Safe at WATO (Wisconsin Association of Taxicab Owners) and WIPTA Annual conference in Oshkosh – Friday, October 2nd 2017

Ride Safe will be making a presentation at this year’s WATO annual meeting in Oshkosh on On October 2nd 2017. The WATO annual meeting is part of the WIPTA (Wisconsin Public Transportation Association) annual conference. The WATO Annual Meeting will start at 2 pm At the Best Western Premier Waterfront […]

Open letter to 89.9FM WORT Madison, you have turned your back on Madison and owe this community a retraction

Unsurprisingly the two major news outlets in Madison white washed evidence we had presented at the capital news conference today (8-24-2017).   ABC:   http://ridesafeworld.com/wkow-abc-channel-27-abc-affiliate-in-madison-covers-a-small-portion-of-ride-safes-presentation-on-sex-offenders-operating-for-uber-and-lyft/   NBC:   http://ridesafeworld.com/statement-concerning-nbc-15s-madison-nbc-affiliate-treatment-of-news-pertaining-to-the-number-of-sex-offenders-currently-found-driving-in-madison-wi-for-uber-and-lyft/     They shredded the evidence and told the story Uber wanted them to tell in order to make the facts […]

Ride Safe World’s Rideshare plate roundup, exposing convicted felons, uninsured drivers and sex offenders put on our streets by Uber and Lyft

  In 22 US states, it is now legal for rideshare companies to operate drivers with no actual insurance coverage, no valid background checks on drivers and no vehicle inspections. RIDESHARE COMPANIES ENDANGER THE GENERAL PUBLIC MORE THAN ANY OTHER FORM OF COMMERCIAL TRANSPORTATION TODAY. NOW, each and every month […]

The Truth about Ridesharing Larry Kaufmann Refuses to Tell You

I recently read Larry Kaufmann’s, The Politics of Ridesharing in the Isthmus. As a former cab driver in Madison, I take issue with many errors in his article. Using the Uber app for payments Firstly, Kaufmann claims that no money is changing hands between the passenger and driver using the Uber […]