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Uber driver in Brisbane held woman in car for more than an hour

Discussion in 'Brisbane' started by CheekyFellow, Aug 12, 2017.

  1. CheekyFellow

    CheekyFellow New Member

    Location:
    Brisbane
    Uber driver in Brisbane held woman in car for more than an hour

    Ride-booking service Uber is at the centre of another controversy after a Brisbane driver allegedly refused to let a passenger out of his vehicle.

    A 25-year-old woman booked the Uber to take her from her home address at Paddington to Fortitude Valley about 11:00pm, in what should have been a 10-minute trip, and became worried when the driver refused to pull over.

    Instead the man allegedly continued to drive in what police describe as "a concerning manner" for more than an hour, travelling around New Farm then through the Clem 7 tunnel to Brisbane's southside.

    As the woman tried to get the attention of other motorists, the Uber finally pulled over on the M1 and police were called.

    A 45-year-old Logan Central man will face court in Brisbane next month charged with deprivation of liberty.

    http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-08-...-car-for-more-than-an-hour-qld-police/8801740
     
  2. ST DYMPHNA son

    ST DYMPHNA son Member

    Location:
    EARTH
    Driving:
    UberX
    let's Justice to take care of that
     
  3. Lowestformofwit

    Lowestformofwit Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Somewhere over the rainbow
    Driving:
    Livery
    At least the dregs are coming out early, and hopefully can be all weeded out soon.
     
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  4. Where to Mister?

    Where to Mister? Active Member

    Location:
    Adelaide
    I don’t understand why she didn’t phone the police straight away.
     
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  5. Who is John Galt?

    Who is John Galt? Well-Known Member

    Location:
    ADL - in the car
    Driving:
    UberX
    .
    Well this is Über 2.0 folks.

    Since the Arthur Gorrie lockdown at at Wacol; and the agreement for Über to set up a Greenlight Hub there, in exchange for a special edition of Über badges for the Palaszczuk government ministers, many are now questioning whether the Aṅṅa 2.0 deal with the Hells Angels was wise.

    This incident for the poor passenger in the Über driver's car is symbolic of the experiences the people of Queensland have endured since the 2015 election. Being taken for a ride where they don't want to go, at ever increasing cost and with the likelihood of molestation as the final result.

    Über 2.0 & Aṅṅa 2.0 - a marriage made in hell....Aghh ...Queensland. Beautiful one day, cactus the next. :(

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    Last edited: Aug 12, 2017

  6. Who is John Galt?

    Who is John Galt? Well-Known Member

    Location:
    ADL - in the car
    Driving:
    UberX
    Probably because she was too busy on Snapcrap or Spacebook. :)
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  7. QLDUberDriver

    QLDUberDriver Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Brisbane
  8. everythingsuber

    everythingsuber Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Adelaide
    Have Uber stopped looking for drivers?
    It gets worse is the case in the UK and US.
    Uber need drivers in large numbers with a high turnover. You get a wack job maybe every hundred or so. It's just the percentages.
     
  9. Who is John Galt?

    Who is John Galt? Well-Known Member

    Location:
    ADL - in the car
    Driving:
    UberX
    Yes. famously kicked off by the founder.
     
  10. ST DYMPHNA son

    ST DYMPHNA son Member

    Location:
    EARTH
    Driving:
    UberX
    St Dymphna will be busy looking after all those many disillusioned uber drivers who are going "mental" as all those promises from uber crushed "head on" with reality of being an uber driver.
    No wonder that day after day new scandals "popping up",as they say -"fish start roting from the head"-
     
  11. Lowestformofwit

    Lowestformofwit Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Somewhere over the rainbow
    Driving:
    Livery
    LOL at your screen name & this post, especially.
    This non-Catholic lad had to look up her "patronage specialty". Very appropriate!
    On that note, how long before St Jude starts posting here?
     
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  12. ST DYMPHNA son

    ST DYMPHNA son Member

    Location:
    EARTH
    Driving:
    UberX
    Thanks

    as for ST JUDE, I would say any minute know

    but seriously I can not believe how many drivers do not protect them selfs while driving for uber,and I don't mean condoms-has not a thing to do with the guy in Brisbane,but let's say that nice girl ask you to drive to a few different places,I would agree as I have dashboard camera going already,but wait,there is more,I have other layer of protection,-and again it is not a condom-I have other device recording-over 4000 rides,probably 3500+ recorded,not kept longer than 2 weeks.
    If after an hour driving as nice girl asked me to just to find out that she says to me-"you are going down as Police and uber will believe me that you kidnapped and sexually assaulted me",is there anything that you can prove that it is a lie???no
    Please,do not tell me that is illegal to record,I don't care
     
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  13. Golfer

    Golfer Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Brisbane
    Just watching 9 news he been deactivated
    Says it was a Google mistake
    No sexual stuff involved
    She had been drinking didn,t know where she was headed ( according to him )
    Uber refunded the $ 70
    Still not sure where she ended up
     
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  14. Bandy

    Bandy Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Queensland
    Driving:
    UberX
    Good to see oober stand by their partners...DOGS!
     
  15. Novice

    Novice New Member

    Location:
    Brisbane
    Driving:
    UberX
    CLINT does not seem worried. But then neither was Rowdy Yates
     
  16. Lowestformofwit

    Lowestformofwit Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Somewhere over the rainbow
    Driving:
    Livery
    You've got a (Raw)hide to post that!
    Obviously you're no 'Novice' to watching old TV shows.
     
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  17. Golfer

    Golfer Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Brisbane
    Nice play on words
     
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  18. Bandy

    Bandy Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Queensland
    Driving:
    UberX
    No need to get dirty Harry...
     
  19. Instyle

    Instyle Moderator Moderator

    Location:
    Gold Coast
    Pax: Stop here!
    Driver: I CAN"T, it's a No Stopping Zone!
    Pax: OMG, I'm being kidnapped!
     
  20. everythingsuber

    everythingsuber Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Adelaide
    Abducted.
     
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