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Lyft to Beef Up Background Checks Following Driver Arrest

Ridesharing company Lyft is beefing up its background checks after a driver arrested for rape was found to be in the United States illegally. The company’s “enhanced detection processes” will apply to ... read more

Lyft beefing up background checks after latest driver arrest

This tool is available only to subscribers; please make sure you're logged in if you want to follow a story. SAN FRANCISCO — Ridesharing company Lyft said Wednesday that it's beefing up ... run crimin... read more

Congress Presses Uber And Lyft On Driver Background Checks

This week a group of Congressional Democrats hit the CEOs of Uber, Sidecar and Lyft with another letter, this time demanding the companies conduct more comprehensive background checks ... a driver wit... read more

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Garcetti pushes fingerprint-based background checks for Uber and Lyft drivers

Uber and Lyft do not use fingerprint-based background checks, which are often considered the gold standard for screenings because they can identify applicants who use an alias or lie about their crimi... read more


$10.4M in settlements from ride-hailing giants will support mentoring programs

A $10.4 million settlement triggered by inadequate driver background checks by ride-sharing giants Uber, Lyft ... left it up to the companies to check their drivers against global, national and local ... read more

NYC regulations could mean more ride-share drivers on LI

The Long Island Limousine Association says it wants lawmakers in Albany to rewrite state law to force Uber, Lyft and others to comply with the same local rules that cab and limo drivers must follow, i... read more

Maryland regulators won't force Uber, Lyft to conduct fingerprint-based background checks

Ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft do not have to do fingerprint-based background checks of ... likely to be in the criminal system following an arrest, even if never convicted. The safety of Uber an... read more

Why is my Lyft driver breathing into an ignition interlock device?

It was an ignition interlock device ... follow-up screenings. So after the initial background check, how do the services ensure that their drivers' records stay clean? Do they regularly run routine ch... read more

Uber, Lyft Background Checks Toughen Up To Protect California Riders

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — California ridesharing companies are facing stricter background checks in 2017 ... rideshare companies to see more of a driver’s criminal history, and hold companies like Uber ... read more

Uber Is Adding Annual Background Checks for Drivers, Still Won’t Require Fingerprints

Uber is also mandating annual criminal background checks for its drivers and hiring an unnamed company ... are often out of date and that fingerprinting holds up the hiring process. Uber and Lyft retu... read more

Uber, Lyft fight fingerprinting requirement for drivers

But Uber and Lyft argue fingerprint-based background checks are less accurate than their own private systems and discriminate against minorities who are more likely to be in the criminal record system ... read more



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