More Uber Bad Behavior Around The Globe

Posted on August 18, 2016

Uber Passenger Claims Driver Shouted 'Muslim Women Must Keep Quiet' Before Violent Attack: Muaida Mughal claims her driver suddenly attacked her and violently yanked her from his car in what she alleged was "a racist" assault. On her way to the waterfront in Toronto, Canada, Mughal said she was told to "just keep quiet" because she was a Pakistani Muslim. Express article here

Atlanta Woman Leaving Bar Says Uber Driver Raped Her: The woman said the driver attacked her and then left her on the street. The 20-year-old victim said she was hanging out with a group of her high school friends and decided to go home after spending time at a bar the evening of Aug. 13. WSB-TV Atlanta article here

Helsinki Uber Drivers Now Face Criminal Charges When Caught: Police are criminally charging drivers caught working for the TNC. Previously, drivers found behind the wheel of an Uber only faced a misdemeanor fine. Chief Inspector Pekka SeppäläIf says if an investigation reveals a driver has worked for Uber a long time, they could be forced to pay back their ill-gotten gains. YLE article here

Uber Sues Over Rules Requiring Drivers Take English Test: Drivers from non-English speaking countries will have to pass a language exam before securing a private hire permit in London starting Oct. 1. The TNC is not happy with the new rules -- so much that it has now filed a lawsuit against the measure. CNN Money article here

Related Topics: Atlanta operators, Canadian Operators, criminal incidents, driver behavior, European operators, Georgia operators, international, London operators, Sexual Assault, TNC travesty, TNCs, Uber, underage drinking, United Kingdom

Comments ( 2 )
  • Steve

     | about 4 years ago

    This is a problem that is bound to continue. How is it possible to ensure that everyone who driver for uber is safe. Perhaps government may need to step in to ensure the safety of everyone who uses it.

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