Archive for August 2019

Who’s Driving Your Children?

cell phone with map

A New York Uber driver was charged Monday with kidnapping and threatening to sexually assault a 15-year-old girl. “The family of a 15-year old girl relied on a car service to get their daughter home safely after she attended a Sweet Sixteen party, but the defendant allegedly kidnapped her and wanted to sexually assault her…

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Using Uber or Lyft at the Airport?

Rideshare Zone at Airport

You could be out of luck!  Police recently arrested several Uber & Lyft drivers for trying to bypass the Orlando International Airport rideshare queue rules.  Orlando Police said Friday that one of its airport units got information that there was illegal activity going on at the designated rideshare lot and that people might be trying…

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Contractor or Employee?

Limousines on company lot

Misclassifying Ride-Share Drivers Can Put You at Risk Ride-hailing services Uber and Lyft have been making headlines in the past few years by defending themselves in lawsuits filed by drivers. What’s at stake is whether or not the drivers should be classified as employees or independent contractors, and if the companies are benefitting – and…

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