'Everybody Is Scared:' Chicago Rideshare Driver Fears For Safety During City Carjacking Crisis“When we get a call, you head to the destination, you don’t know what you pick up.”
Lyft Bringing Back Shared Ride Option In Chicago, Denver, PhiladelphiaAll riders and drivers will be required to wear masks, and shared rides will be limited to two riders to maximize social distancing.
Uber, Lyft Are Rolling Out Security Improvements Amid Carjackings And Attacks, But Is That Enough For Rideshare Drivers To Feel Safe?We are digging deeper into a growing problem in the city – rideshare drivers violently attacked by their own passengers. Uber and Lyft said they are rolling out new security improvements. But CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey asked – is it enough to get drivers back behind the wheel?
Rideshare Drivers Dramatize An On-The-Job Death In Call For Better Safety Measures Amid Carjacking CrisisThe call to better protect rideshare drivers in the wake of a carjacking crisis in Chicago took an unconventional twist Thursday.
Uber, Cook County Crime Stoppers Offer Rewards Of Up To $1,000 For Tips Leading To Carjacking ArrestsUber is providing $25,000 to fund an effort to provide rewards of $200 to $1,000 for tips leading to arrests in Chicago carjackings.
Uber Driver, Joe Schelstraete, Shot During Carjacking In Cicero DiesJoe Schelstraete died Wednesday just after 11:40 a.m., his family told CBS 2.
Police Search For Owner Of Gun Found In Back Seat Of Uber DowntownPolice on Thursday were searching for the owner of a gun that was left in the back seat of an Uber the night before.
'We Want To Go Out': Chicago Rideshare Drivers Are In Demand As Customers Pay More For Dwindling Supply"I was pretty shocked. I was mildly angered."
While Demand Is Returning, A Driver Shortage Is Making It Harder To Get A Rideshare In ChicagoIf you've tried to get a rideshare car lately, you know it's not as easy as it used to be before the pandemic.
Uber Reminding Riders Masks Are Still Required; Mask Enforcement Tips Sent To DriversThe company has sent drivers mask enforcement tips to ensure their safety during rides.
With Spike In Chicago Carjackings, Rideshare Drivers Rally For Protections For Their SafetyA fresh spike in carjackings has been seen across the city – and rideshare drivers who pick up passenger after passenger say they are worried.
Ride Share Drivers Want More Protections After Chicago Uber Driver Was Carjacked And Killed"They should be changing their apps. They should be changing their policies. They should be ensuring safety for everyone."
Ridshare Drivers Call On Uber And Lyft To Do More To Protect Them Against CarjackingsThe drivers' demands include passenger background checks, a panic button for drivers, special victim crime insurance, and a passenger verification process linking credit card information with a selfie taken by the passenger.
Family Of Slain Rideshare Driver Calling For More Security From CompaniesThis week a passenger shot the loving father during a carjacking, leaving him to die in the street alone.
After Carjackings And Even Murders, Rideshare Drivers Call On Lawmakers To Require Stronger App Security RegulationsWith Chicago caught in a carjacking epidemic, frightened rideshare drivers across the city are always in fear that their next pickup could be their last.