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CEO of background check company calls alleged Somali war criminal turned Uber driver an 'edge case'
The CEO of the company that processes background checks for Uber and Lyft called ... fired from Uber and Lyft since his work as a ride-share driver was revealed by an undercover CNN investigation ... read more
New Illinois ride-share law takes effect
Illinois legislation designed to ensure ride-share drivers undergo adequate background checks is now law. A statement from Illinois Senate Democrats says it took effect Tuesday. It requires that those ... read more
New Illinois ride-hailing background check law takes effect
Illinois legislation designed to ensure ride-hail drivers undergo adequate background checks is now law. A statement from Illinois Senate Democrats says it took effect Tuesday. It requires that those ... read more
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Over 11% of Mass. ride share driver applicants rejected in new background checks
The background checks were required under a 2016 state law that officials have called the most stringent in the country. They were required for both new drivers and the many thousands who were already ... read more
Rideshare companies fought against strong background checks for drivers
Of the 43 states that have passed laws or rules regulating rideshare driver background checks and eligibility, none require fingerprint-based checks, CNN found. In 31 states, the laws largely mirror ... read more
Uber, Lyft drivers must pass background checks after Christie OKs new law
The "Transportation Network Company Safety and Regulatory Act," mandates drivers and the companies that employ them meet insurance coverage standards and undergo a driving and criminal background ... read more
How criminals can get around driver background checks for rideshare, taxi services
MIAMI - After a long, heated fight, in-demand rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft are now free to operate legally in Miami-Dade County. However, some critics are saying that required background ... read more
CEO calls alleged war criminal turned Uber driver an 'edge case'
"All drivers must undergo a driving and criminal history background check reviewing local, state and national records, and we evaluate eligibility in accordance with criteria set by local laws," the ... read more
Emanuel: Allow taxis to charge surge prices, require same background checks as Uber, Lyft drivers
No longer would cab drivers have to be fingerprinted as part of their background checks, a loosening of rules that ... a total of 10 hours in a 24-hour period. But ride-share companies also would be ... read more