Uber Driver Arrested For Allegedly Kidnapping a Drunk Woman

Kevin Montgomery · 06/03/14 08:50PM

Continuing the string of safety incidents surrounding Uber, a driver was arrested in Los Angeles Monday for allegedly kidnapping a drunk female passenger after she woke up in a motel room and found her shirtless driver.

Why Is Uber Charging You Extra to Not Get Assaulted?

Sam Biddle · 04/28/14 11:50AM

The next time you hop in an UberX—one of the transit startup's fancy gypsy cabs run by unlicensed drivers—you'll notice a new "Safe Ride Fee" added to your fare. It's only a dollar, but since when do we have to pay extra to not get raped?