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Photo via Elvert Barnes/Flickr. A New York City Uber driver has died from Coronavirus after he picked up an infected passenger, according to an email from the Independent Drivers Guild (IDG) "We are deeply saddened by the loss of Anil Subba and send our...
Uber and their ilk are old pros at gaming the system to maximize profits as they undermine our nation’s transit networks. But this time, they may have pulled off their most outrageous heist yet: getting taxpayers to pay 100...
Uber Technologies, the renowned American ride hailing company, has reportedly suspended the option of booking regular taxi services in Saudi Arabia. Due to the outbreak of coronavirus the region is in virtual lockdown and has further suspended accredited taxi services...
Germany -- Before the year ends, Uber encounters another major setback in Europe. A court in Germany ruled that the company doesn't have the necessary license to operate a business that employs for-hire drivers.
Chicago, IL -- A 29-year-old former Uber driver was found guilty Tuesday of sexually assaulting a female passenger. McHenry County Judge Robert Wilbrandt ruled Ahmed Tawfeeq guilty of multiple charges. These charges include attempted...
Connecticut, USA -- A woman identified only as "Jane Doe" is now filing a lawsuit against Uber after her driver allegedly sexually assaulted her during the ride. According to the lawsuit, the incident...
New Jersey, USA -- A few months ago, Uber made a bold statement saying that its drivers aren't employees. Instead, they are independent contractors that aren't legally obliged to receive employment benefits. Due to this misclassification, New...
Chicago, USA -- The City Council recently approved the proposed $3 tax on solo ride-share trips downtown. According to reports, the tax hike will help shrink a massive estimated $838 million shortfall in the 2020 budget.
Bristol, EN -- Police are investigating reports of an assault involving an Uber driver and his passenger. The alleged victim, who wants to remain anonymous, claims the incident happened last Sunday, October 6...
Last month, California legislators approved the California Assembly Bill, otherwise known as AB 5. The bill, according to the legislators, would require companies like Uber and Lyft to treat contract workers as employees, and eventually, provide their...
How to become a uber driver

15 facts Uber doesn’t want you to know

Uber and controversy seem to go hand in hand. Here are just some of the things the company doesn't want you to...
Cab industry

New York City’s iconic Yellow Cab is facing an uncertain future due to the...

New York City, NY - Every cent matters to Kim Jaemin, a cab driver in virus-ravaged New York City, whose diet has...
Navigating a nervous livelihood when passengers are trapped at home

Navigating a nervous livelihood when passengers are trapped at home

Cruising the empty streets is all but hopeless. Who hails a yellow cab in the middle of a deadly pandemic?
How to Prevent Robbery and Violence

How to Prevent Robbery and Violence

Driving a taxi can be a hazardous job because taxi drivers experience assault, robbery, and other forms of violence every day. Violence is...
Taxi industry news

Taxi Drivers: Years of Living Dangerously

Fifteen years after taxi drivers began lobbying for protections against the alarming assaults and murders plaguing cabbies across the country, the federal...