Ride Safe FREE rides for Madison, WI area for snow emergency 1-18-2020

Hits: 26 TODAY!, Ride Safe is giving away $150 in FREE RIDES for safe ride and emergency needs in the Madison, WI Area. You have the choice of what transportation service you would like to use among 4 taxi providers in the area.*Uber and Lyft do not qualify because they do not meet insurance requirements.* Green Cab (100% emission free Teslas) Badger Cab (Madison’s FIRST Shared Ride provider and lowest fare) Union Cab (Offers the best handycapped services and direct ride service in the city) Madison Taxi Simply call the…

The gig economy’s effect on politics, economics and human consciousness – Part 1, Selling A Nightmare

Hits: 269As there are now many businesses that fall under the classification of ‘gig’, ‘on-demand’ or ‘sharing-economy’ businesses, we will examine the effects of the five most influential and commonly used app based services. Task Rabbit Uber (Uber Technologies) Lyft Instacart Postmates TaskRabbit We begin with Task Rabbit because this company was essentially the first web/app based service provider that operated by providing services through a third party without properly established insurance, vetting (background checks) or training. From Task Rabbit’s Wiki page: “TaskRabbit is an American online and mobile marketplace that matches freelance…

Instead of actual background checks or proper driver vetting, Lyft promises algorithms to predict when your driver may be sexually assaulting you.

Hits: 257Since 2014 Ride Safe has pleaded with regulators and government officials to mandate that rideshare companies use a real background checking process on drivers. Currently the background checking and vetting procedures for Uber and Lyft neglect to check: *Criminal records in all 50 US states. *The majority of criminal history from countries outside the US. *Most criminal history beyond 7 to 10 years. *Verification of vehicle documentation including insurance policy, vehicle registration and vehicle title. *Identity of the person submitting the information during the application process. *Identity of the…

Ride Safe, Safe Ride plate check system. Check your driver’s plate Free, Fast & Simple.

Hits: 415Over 400 customers of Rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft are assaulted by their drivers each week. Check your driver’s plate HERE Rideshare (TNC) services DO NOT require their drivers to: -Provide VALID documentation on application forms -Complete actual commercial driver training -Complete real criminal background checks that provide criminal records in ALL 50 US states -Provide insurance coverage for customers Both Uber and Lyft invalidate insurance coverage and safety terms for customers in their own TOS agreements. Uber TOS Lyft TOS This means that if your driver…

Sharadise Lost , Can the economy and the earth survive the “sharing economy” downfall?

Hits: 447 Wikipedia describes the “Sharing Economy” as: ” a term for a new way of distributing goods and services—a way that differs from the traditional model of corporations hiring employees and selling products to consumers. In the sharing economy, individuals are said to rent or “share” things like their cars, homes and personal time to other individuals in a peer-to-peer fashion. “ -Wikipedia, “Sharing economy “ However the reality of the “sharing economy” has proven itself a disaster for the prevention of sexual assault, customer safety, fair service, labor…

scUber, Uber’s submarine tours scam exposed

Hits: 548Most of us have recently seen on TV, newspapers or social media an article on a new Uber promotion called scUber. Uber claims that its riders will be able to experience a “rideshare submarine” on Australia’s Heron Island. A rideshare submarine is one that co-incidentally goes in a circle around an island in the middle of the Great Barrier Reef. An island located 80 kilometres from the nearest town on the mainland of Australia. Perfect for sharing indeed. So let’s address the facts by undertaking some simple digging. Something…

Open Letter: To Q102 Philadelphia and IHeart radio , Why are you promoting fraud & sexual assault over safe transportation?

Hits: 2385-27-2019 – Neither I heart Radio or Q102 have responded to comment. Ride Safe’s Sean Stultz forwarded this to me today. It is a promotion by Philadelphia radio station Q102 which is an I Heart radio station. In this promotion a Q102 employee will hand $102 dollars in cash to any Uber or Lyft driver in the Philadelphia area who happens to have Q102 tuned in on their car radio. Taxi, Limo and Bus operators are excluded from this promotion. As the administrator of Ride Safe, I take issue…