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Uber and Lyft drivers get lighted signs ahead of law change

Hundreds of Uber and Lyft drivers in North Carolina have been picking up lighted signs to display in their vehicles.

Uber unveils new safety features after woman’s fatal mistake

An explosive new Washington Post report raises fresh questions about how Uber handles passenger safety.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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