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Man posing as Uber driver assaults college student, police say


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My UMass passengers last week brought it up more than once. When it has, I have made sure to mention several ways to be sure you're getting into the car you've meant to and, of course, that someone just saying they're a driver (when you haven't requested one) is no different than taking a ride from any other complete stranger.

Thankfully this wasn't worse and they were able to find him.


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Since the kids came back to school (before that incident) I've notice more and more of them reading my license plate before getting into my car I try to remember to complement them on it in hopes it remains a good habit with them. One can never be too safe.


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I greet them by the name that on the request. I figure that should tell them that I am the individual that agreed to the request.