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

Hits: 97Since 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…

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What a short strange TRYP it’s been. Budding Rideshare start up TRYP seeks aid from Ride Safe to fix fraudulent business model. TOO Little, TOO late.

TRYP is the latest pyramid scam rideshare company to hit the market and want’s ride safe’s help to fix their image.

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Open Letter, Why is Madison’s MG&E offering EV incentives to Lyft but not to local Taxi providers?

Madison Wisconsin’s local Power company MG&E launches an incentive program that puts uninsured and fraudulent rideshare services ahead of local Taxis.

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

Hits: 304Over 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…

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

Hits: 385 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…

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Another fake activist shilling for Uber and Lyft.

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scUber, Uber’s submarine tours scam exposed

Hits: 492Most 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…

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

Hits: 2105-27-2019 – 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…

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Editorial: The Decacorn, its Ethics and the bodies of the eviscerated. ‘The ride “share” meltdown

Hits: 107By, Craig Tresise 10th of May 2019 Good morning world. Today is the day for perhaps the biggest and most morally bankrupt IPO in the history of the universe. For those early investors in Uber hearing the bell ring on the NYSE later today will make the annual Silicon Valley Teddy Bears picnic look awfully dull. The Californian born decacorn Uber, that has spent 10 years mastering the art of losing money hand over fist, is finally going public. Paper Millionaires and Billionaires will wake tomorrow like little kids…

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The Taxi Spring, Uber and Lyft IPO disasters offer a new chance for the taxi Industry to bring safety and accountability back to transportation.

Hits: 44Market analysts are calling today’s launch of the Uber IPO onto the stock exchange “The worst performing stock in US Stock Market History” . The now ONE-day-old Uber stock went through a sharp crash, a slight up tick and then an even lower crash to round out the day with a more than 3 point (7.62%) loss. This of course follows the vicious cycle of losses suffered by Lyft’s IPO which was introduced last month. The Lyft stock currently trades at nearly half it’s initial value and still has…

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