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  1. BurgerTiime

    Driver in Florida files class-action over right to carry

    https://www.local10.com/news/south-florida-uber-driver-sues-company-over-right-to-carry-gun-on-job South Florida Uber driver sues company over right to carry gun on job Jose Mejia, 28, says he no longer feels safe behind the wheel without weapon "I do it on my own free time," he said. But...
  2. BurgerTiime

    Yet another Uber driver charged with rape

    http://m.newson6.com/story.aspx?story=36144198&catId=112042 Tulsa Uber Driver Arrested, Charged With Rape Of Customer A Tulsa Uber driver was arrested Tuesday on a charge of first-degree rape. Prosecutors allege David Knight raped a customer while driving for Uber in May. The victim called...
  3. BurgerTiime

    Plain clothes Officers choke and arrest Uber driver in disturbing video

    http://nypost.com/2017/08/15/officers-choke-wrestle-uber-driver-in-disturbing-airport-arrest/ "I need ambulance" A new video shows a squad of plainclothes Taxi and Limousine Commission officers choking and wrestling an Uber driver at JFK as they try to arrest him. The video of the incident...
  4. BurgerTiime

    Uber Driver Tried to Mow Down Couple and sues for over $5.5 million

    http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/california/Couple-Sues-Uber-Claims-Driver-Tried-to-Mow-Them-Down-440384263.html A couple who allege an Uber driver tried four times to run them down in April while threatening to kill them sued the company and the driver Monday. John Christopher Burget and...
  5. BurgerTiime

    Driver used route history to locate previous passenger and beat him

    http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/suit-uber-driver-used-app-to-find-customers-home-beat-him/ Suit: Uber driver used app to find customer’s home, beat him. A lawsuit filed Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court accuses an Uber driver of using the company’s app to find a passenger’s home...
  6. BurgerTiime

    Police: Uber driver knocks out passenger during fight over route

    http://www.tampabay.com/news/publicsafety/crime/police-uber-driver-knocks-out-passenger-during-fight-over-route/2333477 Police: Uber driver knocks out passenger during fight over route Tamp Bay Times - Aug 11, 2017 ST. PETERSBURG — An Uber driver punched his passenger during a fight, police...
  7. BurgerTiime

    Uber driver busted dealing and transporting $3 million drugs

    http://nypost.com/2017/08/07/uber-driver-busted-transporting-fentanyl-heroin-for-drug-ring/ An Uber driver was busted for ferrying street-grade fentanyl and heroin in his black Honda Accord for a narcotics trafficking ring, authorities said Monday. Agents pulled over Uber driver Richard...
  8. N

    Driver Safety: Panic Button

    Would you use a Bluetooth Panic button? There are many options for driver(s) safety. We do experience situations that warrant calling 911, when there is no imminent danger. One of the most common things we run into is the drunkard, who admits they should not drive and still wants you to take...
  9. Safe_Driver_4_U

    The reality of dash cams, rethinking the cams.

    I will be installing a dascam , been thinking about how the real world works. If I was a drunk or crazy nutcase and realized I had just been videoed doing criminal evil, I would grab the cam and run off with it. This reality would make the much acclaimed Falcom 360 useless as it is vulnerable to...
  10. BurgerTiime

    Passenger threatens driver with "heroin syringe"

    http://m.kcbd.com/kcbd/db_344835/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=cADQ0QMi LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Lubbock police officers were called to the area of 50th and Avenue U on Friday, July 21 after reports of an Uber customer pulling a syringe on the driver and told her to keep driving. It happened just...
  11. BurgerTiime

    Uber Suspends Driver

  12. BurgerTiime

    Why one Uber driver loves picking up puking passengers

  13. N

    Lyft in Las Vegas

    I drive both Uber and Lyft. I was tempted by Lyft with their $1000 driver bonus for 400 rides in 60 days and their bonus promotions of guaranteed hourly earnings. Here's what I have found: 1) I'm Lucky if I get one Lyft ride per hour. 2) July 4th (one of the busiest times here in LV) I got a...
  14. mr. mean gene

    Passenger Cancels Trip Issue

    Drive should have the option to cancel the trip as well. Not just the passenger. If the passenger cancels the trip on their app while riding with the driver, the app should alert the driver on their phone the option if he/she wants to cancel the trip on their phone before they arrive to their...
  15. BurgerTiime

    Sen. Bryce Marlatt investigated for Uber assault

    https://nondoc.com/2017/07/05/report-bryce-marlatt-investigated-uber-assault/ (OKSenate.gov) Oklahoma Sen. Bryce Marlatt (R-Woodward) is reportedly under investigation by Oklahoma City police after an Uber driver alleged the senator touched and kissed her while she was driving. KFOR reported...
  16. BurgerTiime

    Uber driver allegedly threatened fare who shot-down his pitch for a date

    http://www.wowt.com/content/news/Uber-driver-allegedly-threatened-fare-who-shot-down-his-pitch-for-a-date-432296123.html By Jenna Jaynes | SARPY COUNTY, Neb. (WOWT) -- An Uber driver has been jailed for allegedly threatening to slit the throat of a passenger who refused his overture for a...
  17. BurgerTiime

    Uber Driver Says He Was Struck by Plane That Crashed on 405 Freeway

    http://ktla.com/2017/06/30/uber-driver-says-he-was-struck-by-plane-that-crashed-on-405-freeway/ An Uber driver said his pickup truck was struck by a small plane that crashed on the 405 Freeway in Orange County on Friday. Uber driver Blackstone Hamilton looks at his damaged truck after a...
  18. BurgerTiime

    Police: Uber driver said he was using heroin

    http://www.northjersey.com/story/news/2017/06/27/police-uber-driver-said-he-using-heroin/432396001/ WANAQUE — Police arrested a 25-year-old Uber driver on Sunday morning who told police he had just injected heroin an hour before. According to Wanaque Police Capt. Ken Fackina, a pair of...
  19. BurgerTiime

    Uber contractor accused of stealing over $25K in rides and food

    https://www.cnet.com/news/uber-driver-plea-deal-25-thousand-credits-rides-food-says-report/ The former contractor takes a plea deal after issuing thousands worth of Uber credits to himself, family and friends. A former Uber contractor apparently learned the hard way there's no such thing as a...
  20. JFrancis

    Structure of passenger driver rating input

    I infer from Lyft "Weekly feedback summary" email that passengers rate four things individually: Safety Navigation Friendliness Cleanliness Is that correct?