I'll make a long story short - went to pick up the folks who pinged me for a ride late yesterday afternoon. In Ybor, they were parked some distance from the busy part of 7th Ave. 2 adults, 1 young teenage boy - appeared to be getting some things out of their car trunk, the kid got in the front seat and buckled up. I sat waiting for the parents. I saw them step away from the car, but they didn't get in my vehicle. My first thought : maybe they were putting money in a pay-for-parking terminal or some such thing. Instead, they walked to the corner, turned - kept going ! disappeared ! They never said a word to me ! So here I am stuck with a 13 or 14 year old boy. I was PISSED. I was tempted to track them down - I should have. I was tired, it was my last trip for the day - I didn't feel up to a discussion that would be argumentative. And somewhere to be in an hour, so I had no time to waste. Being a 10 minute trip, I went ahead and dropped the kid off. At his home. Poor kid - his mom and dad are numb-nutses. So I gave the parents a 3 rating, not the automatic 5-star. So now Uber sends a message wanting to know why. I told them the story. They reiterated - it IS against Uber policy for unaccompanied minors to be riding with Uber. I got the emails. Did the screen-shot - the matter is settled. If only we could get a nice cancellation fee when that happens. Fortunately, it's still a rare occurrence. Like I say a while back, we can no-show the parents, if they are not there- as THEY are the designated rider / account-holder - not the kid.