One day after accusing Uber of lying to him, Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans renewed his call Thursday for the company to implement “extensive background” checks and fingerprinting of its drivers to protect customer safety.
Speaking after a memorial service for a fallen officer, Evans also called on Uber to add identifying markers on its drivers’ vehicles and to ensure that the cars are properly inspected.
“We recognize the benefit” of Uber, Evans said. “All we’re asking is to make these safety changes.
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