Second Uber Driver’s Arrest Shines the Light on Uber’s Failed Safety Policies

Uber has not publicly demonstrated it actually does the police background checks that SF cab drivers are forced to undergo as a condition of being able to carry passengers. Uber has steadfastly refused to obtain the one million dollar insurance coverage  that cover vehicles driven by San Francisco taxi drivers whose companies are required to [...]

September 29th, 2014|Uber|Comments Off on Second Uber Driver’s Arrest Shines the Light on Uber’s Failed Safety Policies

Uber Seeks A Protective Order to Block All Public Disclosure of Whether It Complies With Law

A group of San Francisco taxi drivers, who have undergone police background checks, drive cars with meters that have regulated rates to prevent consumer gouging, have the Statutorily required insurance to protect passengers as well as third parties in the event of an accident, and drive vehicles that have undergone periodic safety checks, all of [...]

June 18th, 2014|Uber|Comments Off on Uber Seeks A Protective Order to Block All Public Disclosure of Whether It Complies With Law

Does Uber Really Do Background Checks?

Every time you get in a cab in San Francisco, your driver has been subjected to thorough background check by the San Francisco police department. Also, the cab you get into has one million in insurance, and the car has to meet inspection standards.  And, the meter that sets your fare has been checked.  Those [...]

June 6th, 2014|Uber|Comments Off on Does Uber Really Do Background Checks?