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CA Taxi Companies Sue Uber For Alleged False Advertising

Posted on March 19, 2015

William Rouse, general manager of Los Angeles Yellow Cab, at a news conference and protest against smartphone app based TNCs like Uber. (File photo: Patrick T. Fallon, New York Times)
William Rouse, general manager of Los Angeles Yellow Cab, at a news conference and protest against smartphone app based TNCs like Uber. (File photo: Patrick T. Fallon, New York Times)

Taxi drivers in California must submit to fingerprinting for criminal background checks. UberX drivers don't have to. Yet Uber Technologies advertises itself as "the safest rides on the road" and executives tout Uber as "safer than a taxi.”

Los Angeles Times article here

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