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Bill to address ride-sharing user safety passes NC committee

Spurred by the slaying of a college student in neighboring South Carolina, lawmakers in North Carolina are working on new rules for ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft to make users feel safer and know when drivers are legitimate.

Passenger protections for NC ride-sharing users considered

Some North Carolina lawmakers are seeking more protections for ride-sharing service users following the death of a college student this year in South Carolina.
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Uber rolls out feature urging riders to ‘check your ride’

Uber is releasing a new feature to help riders ensure they're getting into the right vehicles.
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Need a lift? ‘Lyft’ is launching in Wilmington

Another ride sharing service is calling Wilmington home starting today.

Taxis often face stronger rules than ride-hailing companies

Taxicabs and app-based ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft are regulated differently in most U.S. cities and states, with taxicabs often facing stricter rules.
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Uber settles lawsuit over driver background checks for $10M

Uber will pay at least $10 million to settle California prosecutors' allegations that the ride-hailing company misled passengers over the quality of its driver background checks.

Atlanta council to consider airport’s plan to regulate Uber

Atlanta's city council is expected to consider a plan for Uber and other ride-booking services to operate at the airport under certain conditions.

Uber reports 5 million rides in NC

Uber says it has completed more than five million rides in North Carolina since launching here two years ago.
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McCrory signs law streamlining ride sharing regulations

Ride sharing services like Uber and Lyft officially have the green light in North Carolina.

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