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The Uber smartphone app, used to book taxis using its service, is pictured over a parking lot in the Indian capital New Delhi. ( TENGKU BAHAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Reporter Goes Undercover To Drive For Uber, Finds Drivers Not Raking In The Dough

As San Francisco-based Uber is set to become the most valuable tech startup since Facebook, a reporter goes undercover to find out how much drivers of the ridesharing company get to take home.

05/12/2015

An Uber car.

Woman Claims UberX Driver Raped Her In Philadelphia

A Philadelphia woman has alleged that an UberX driver raped her after being picked up last month.

03/24/2015

An Uber car.

Uber Study Finds Their Drivers Earning More Than Cabbies, Staggering Growth

Uber has released internal data claiming drivers in many of its large markets, including San Francisco, are earning more than professional taxi drivers and chauffeurs. The data also revealed who is driving for the ridesharing giant.

01/22/2015

An Uber passenger (L) demonstrates to KPIX 5 reporter Joe Vazquez how she claims the driver pulled her out of his car. (CBS)

Driver Disputes Passenger Version Of San Francisco Uber Ride Gone Wrong; ‘I Did Not Touch That Woman’

A San Francisco Uber driver has disputed a passenger’s claim that he forcibly removed her from his car and smashed her smartphone when she tried to record the alleged incident.

10/21/2014

Roberto Chicas speaks for the first time after an alleged hammer attack by his Uber driver. (CBS)

Man Accusing Uber Driver Of Attacking Him With Hammer Slams The Rideshare Service

A San Francisco man claiming he was brutally attacked by an Uber driver wielding a hammer spoke out for the first time on Wednesday calling into question the ride service’s policies regarding background checks.

10/08/2014

An Uber car.

San Francisco Uber Driver Charged With Attacking Passenger With Hammer

A driver for the ridesharing service Uber has pleaded not guilty to charges he seriously injured a passenger by attacking him with a hammer earlier this week.

09/26/2014

Lyft Rideshare Service

Insurance Commissioner Holds Car Share Service Hearings To Ensure Consumer Protection

California’s Insurance Commissioner will hold a hearing Friday to gather information about transportation network companies such as UberX and Sidecar with hopes of ensuring consumer protection.

03/21/2014

Uber Vehicle

Uber, Lyft Announce Insurance Policy Changes Following Fatal Crash Involving Rideshare Driver

San Francisco-based ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft announced a new insurance policy on Friday to address concerns over liability for accidents involving its drivers who are working but have not yet picked up passengers.

03/14/2014

Lyft Rideshare Service

Phil Matier: SF Lawmakers Want Ride-Share Companies To Face Fair Regulations

UberX, Lyft and Side Car are all on notice now that San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors are looking at ways to clamp down on the ride sharing companies.

03/07/2014