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  1. BurgerTiime

    Nice background check Uber! ‘Cops surround driver’

    Video: https://www.abc11.com/amp/uber-ride-turns-into-terror-trip-for-woman-as-raleigh-police-arrest-driver/5105219/ RALEIGH, N.C. - An Uber ride left a Raleigh woman in fear after things took a terrifying turn. Just minutes into the ride, police swarmed the car and arrested her driver...
  2. BurgerTiime

    Uber driver shoots, kills man who was threatening him in Polk County, officials say

    https://www.wftv.com/news/local/uber-driver-shoots-kills-man-who-was-threatening-him-in-polk-county-officials-say/822975102 Authorities said the man was following and threatening him on Dundee Road near Carl Floyd and County Road 550 in unincorporated Polk County, deputies said. The incident...
  3. Mista T

    Man shoots at driver in Miami

    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://wsvn.com/news/local/man-arrested-after-firing-gun-at-lyft-driver-in-w-miami-dade/amp/&ved=0ahUKEwiJ5LPZkYvcAhWoITQIHVJlAxEQqUMIMDAE&usg=AOvVaw1to2kPS5xF-LB79vxemfBz Not much to go on, but evidently a man was waiting for his girlfriend...
  4. Geio

    Self defense?

    ok so I drive in one of the most violent cities in America and up until now I’ve kept a knife in the bottom of my door and a taser in the handle but I still don’t feel safe with those. I know Uber’s policy says not to but it also says follow your state laws. My question is in Texas can I carry a...
  5. S

    Police say Uber driver shot and killed passenger

    http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/390240-police-say-uber-driver-shot-and-killed-passenger This happened in Denver very early this morning. The driver has not been charged or arrested yet. It's unclear if the pax also had a weapon. They shut down the entire interstate through rush...
  6. Karl Marx

    Whats the craziest thing riders have left in your car?

    Just heard of another mass school shooting from our southern neighbours and it made me recall a story from my taxi days. One afternoon I was shooting the breeze at the the parking lot in the mall with one of the other drivers, he was a part time driver and a supply teacher in the week. He had...
  7. BurgerTiime

    Uber driver fired for carrying concealed weapon

    http://fox6now.com/2018/05/07/you-cannot-tell-me-what-i-can-do-in-my-car-uber-driver-fired-for-carrying-concealed-weapon/ MILWAUKEE — Should Uber drivers in Milwaukee be allowed to carry concealed weapons? One man is raising that question after the ride-sharing service fired him. It all began...
  8. BurgerTiime

    Man pulls gun on Uber driver and passengers

    http://okcfox.com/news/local/police-man-pulls-gun-on-uber-driver-and-passengers OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — Police say a man was arrested after pulling a gun on an Uber driver and her passengers. Cody Self, 29, was arrested early Feb. 18 on complaints of assault and battery with a deadly weapon...
  9. financeguy13

    Another good reason to turn off or toss out a lost phone

    http://okcfox.com/news/local/police-man-pulls-gun-on-uber-driver-and-passengers OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — Police say a man was arrested after pulling a gun on an Uber driver and her passengers. Cody Self, 29, was arrested early Feb. 18 on complaints of assault and battery with a deadly weapon...
  10. BurgerTiime

    Passengers busted with of cash, drugs and loaded 9mm

    http://wtvr.com/2018/01/29/drugs-guns-lyft-ride/ VIEW GALLERY PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, Va. — Three men were arrested early Monday after their Lyft driver was stopped for driving with a broken headlight, according to Prince George County Police. “The vehicle was occupied by three males and one...
  11. Stang1

    Personal safety

    I was wondering what tools or methods you use to protect yourselves from someone intent on doing you bodily harm.
  12. BurgerTiime

    Passenger accidentally shoots himself while in the back seat of a Uber

    https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/mesa/2017/11/29/passenger-accidentally-shoots-himself-while-back-seat-mesa-uber-vehicle/906785001/ A passenger accidentally shot himself in the back seat of an Uber on Nov. 18 in Mesa, police and the car's driver confirmed. The driver, Melissa...
  13. 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...
  14. eeg0031

    Protecting yourself: What do you carry with you?

    I'm interested to learn what you guys keep in your cars to protect yourselves in the event a passenger gets weird, and why you prefer that particular item. Taser? Firearm? Pepper spray? Baseball bat? I personally keep a taser to hand at all times. I feel more comfortable using it in the small...
  15. Minfare

    Ways to get fired from Uber.

    I'm new to driving for Uber and I came across this video about getting fired. I drive in LA and love it. It's been a great way to make extra cash to pay off my student loans. I've finally been able to get my head above the water. I really don't want to lose this job and the income that comes...
  16. Fargle

    Female Uber driver’s only regret: Not carrying a gun

    http://kutv.com/news/local/victim-fought-off-attacker-on-i-80-suspect-still-at-large She stopped to assist what appeared to stranded motorist when said motorist put a cord around her neck and tried to rape her.
  17. AZWheeler

    Look at my fancy gun

    First night driving, three hours in, I get a ping in a sketchy part of town. Dude calls me right away to let me know his location, really hyper and gruff. I get to the PIN and realize why he called, double back, call him back, and meet up with him based on verbal directions He's ordered a ride...
  18. BurgerTiime

    Uber driver accused of pointing gun at pot-smoking passenger

    http://abcnews.go.com/Travel/wireStory/uber-driver-accused-pointing-gun-pot-smoking-passenger-46653578 A Massachusetts Uber driver charged with pointing a gun at a passenger during a dispute over smoking marijuana in his car has pleaded not guilty. The Sun Chronicle reports (...
  19. BurgerTiime

    Is it time to disregard Ubers policy and pack heat?

    Uber driver held at gunpoint, forced to drive robber in Lexington http://www.wkyt.com/content/news/Uber-driver-held-at-gunpoint-forced-to-drive-robber-in-Lexington-414898953.html Police: Man tried to rob Uber driver in Woodbridge http://www.fitnessjournal.org/tour.html MAN ACCUSED OF BEATING...
  20. BurgerTiime

    Uber driver pulls gun on Halloween Party goers

    I guess that's one way of showing them Enhanced video: Pops out of moonroof and points pistol around. Happened in front of Dat Dog on the corner of Frenchmen and Chartres in New Orleans.