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.
Uber, Lyft Team Up To Protect Customers With Database Of Drivers Deactivated Due To Sex Assault, Other CrimesUber and Lyft on Thursday announced they are teaming up to protect their customers.
Rideshare Drivers Demand Better Safety Measures From Uber And Lyft As Carjacking Epidemic PersistsIn the newest figures in the city’s carjacking crisis, carjackings now total 367 so far this year, and Chicago Police said they have made 73 arrests.
Walgreens Partners With Uber To Get People Vaccinated For COVID In Chicago"If you don’t have an Uber account, you can create an Uber account and then you’ll have access to free transportation, to get to that Walgreens and get your vaccine.”
Rideshare Drivers Teaming Up To Fight For Safety Improvements To Prevent CarjackingsWould you take a selfie before hopping into an Uber or Lyft? What if the companies gave you a discount? That's just one of the ideas that rideshare drivers in Chicago are suggesting to deter carjackers.
Amid Rash Of Carjackings, Rideshare Drivers Call On Uber And Lyft To Help Protect ThemRideshare drivers are calling on Uber and Lyft to help protect them from crime after seven drivers were carjacked on the Near North and Near Northwest sides going back to late December.
Uber Driver Carjacked In South ShoreAn Uber driver was carjacked on the South Side Wednesday morning.