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Uber Boosts Background Checks For Drivers

Posted on April 12, 2018

DETROIT — Uber will start doing annual criminal background checks on U.S. drivers and hire a company that constantly monitors criminal arrests as it tries to do a better job of keeping riders safe.

The move announced Thursday is one of several actions taken by the ride-hailing company under new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, who said that the changes aren’t just being done to polish the company’s image, which has been tarnished by driver misbehavior and a long string of other embarrassing failings.

Associated Press article via San Jose Mercury News here

Related Topics: background checks, criminal incidents, driver behavior, passenger safety, TNCs, Uber

Comments ( 2 )
  • Frank cicero

     | about 3 months ago

    How about the uber driver with a brand new Camry that slammed into the back of my town car because his app went off. He damaged my car but totalled his and fornulately I was not in it ??

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