Crime Rates

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Sources:

US Bureau of Labor statistics  – United States labor statistics

Who’s Driving You media databaseThis database ended updates on August 22, 2018

The Stultz Report  – Updates Daily media reports from all incidents with Taxi and Rideshare vehicles from Ride Safe report specialist Sean Stultz

UNSD Statistical Database – International database of statistical reports

Statistics in crime concerning ground transportation providers.

NOTE: statistics concerning the operations of Rideshare (TNC) companies such as Uber and Lyft are typically under reported due to a lack of transparency in crime and assault reporting with companies such as Uber and Lyft.

Deaths

From 2014, Deaths attributed to providers based on negligence or assault from reports in the US, UK and Australia:

Deaths Attributed to Uber and Lyft Drivers: 67 

Deaths Attributed to Taxi drivers: 9

Deaths Attributed to Bus drivers:  12

Deaths Attributed to rail travel providers: 3

Assaults

From 2014, Assaults of a non-sexual nature attributed to providers from reports in the US, UK and Australia:

Assaults attributed to Uber and Lyft drivers: 127 

Assaults attributed to Taxi drivers: 14

Assaults attributed to bus drivers: 6

Assaults attributed to rail travel providers: 4

Sexual Assaults

From 2014, Assaults of a sexual nature attributed to providers from reports in the US, UK and Australia:

Sexual Assaults attributed to Uber and Lyft drivers: 482 *EPIDEMIC*

Sexual Assaults attributed to Taxi drivers: 14

Sexual Assaults attributed to bus drivers: 0

Sexual Assaults attributed to rail travel providers: 0