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Study: Ride-sharing cars carry more germs than toilet seats

Catching an Uber or Lyft has become ultra convenient for millions of Americans. But you should know, you’re likely jumping into the backseat of a ride filled with germs.

Uber begins trading nearly 7% below its IPO price

Uber began trading as a public company at $42 per share Friday, nearly 7% below its initial public offering price on an already volatile day for the markets.

VIDEO: Woman accused of hitting Uber twice, assaulting passenger

Police say a Wilmington Uber driver was hit not once, but twice. The passenger was reportedly then assaulted and the suspect accused of doing all that now has warrants out for her arrest.

Lighted sign requirement removed from SC Uber safety bill

Three state senators have made a big change to legislation that aims to improve safety for Uber and Lyft customers 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.

Bill requires NC ride-sharing drivers to show lighted signs

Uber, Lyft and other ride-sharing company drivers in North Carolina would have to display illuminated logo signs with their vehicles in bipartisan legislation proposed after the death of a South Carolina student last month.
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Keeping ride-sharing app users safe in our community

Ride sharing services are intended to be a useful and safe alternative for people who may need a ride, but what can you do to make sure you're free from danger?
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Father vows safety push after daughter’s ride sharing death

The father of a University of South Carolina student who police say was kidnapped and killed after she got into the wrong car thinking it was her Uber is promising to dedicate his life to improving the safety of ride sharing services.

Relatives of woman killed in Uber crash file $10M claim

Two relatives of a woman killed when she was struck by an autonomous Uber vehicle have filed a $10 million claim against the Phoenix suburb where the incident occurred in March.

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