21-year-old Uber driver was arrested last week in Tuscaloosa with a quarter-pound of marijuana, an open liter of peach vodka and a suspended driver's license. (Tuscaloosa Police Department)
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Opponents of the app-based TNC service Uber are fueling criticisms of the service with last week's arrest of one of its drivers, who was charged by Tuscaloosa Police officers with possession of marijuana and driving with an open liter of peach vodka, in addition to other traffic violations.
AL.com article here: Arrest Prompts Criticism Of Uber Lack Of Background Checks]
Background article: TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Less than month since Uber launched its ride-share service in Tuscaloosa, police have charged one driver with possession of marijuana and issued several citations to other drivers for violating the city's taxicab ordinance.
AL.com article here
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