Rideshare Driver Arrested For Violent Attempted Rape Of Woman In San CarlosA San Francisco rideshare driver was arrested for the violent attempted rape of a woman at knifepoint in San Carlos in 2018, police said Friday.
Uber Driver Sentenced For Sexually Assaulting Passed Out Passenger In OaklandA 53-year-old Uber driver was sentenced on Friday to eight years in state prison for sexually assaulting a young female passenger while she was intoxicated in 2017.
Lyft Driver Accused Of Raping Intoxicated Passenger Makes Initial Court AppearanceA San Mateo County judge has ordered the Lyft driver charged with kidnapping and raping a female passenger to be held in jail at $500,000 bail.
Uber, Lyft Use Apps To Get Drivers To Oppose Employee StatusFearing a proposed California law that would clarify that drivers for Uber and Lyft are employees, the companies are sending messages to drivers through the apps they use to work asking them to oppose the law.
Lyft Stepping Up Safety Measures, Will Conduct Daily Criminal Background ChecksLyft is stepping up its safety measures with daily criminal background checks for drivers.
Police: San Francisco Serial Rapist Suspect Posed As Rideshare DriverA suspected serial rapist who police say pretended to be a driver for ride-hailing services in order to lure victims outside San Francisco bars into his car has been arrested.