Riverside County Sheriff’s Department arrested a man in connection to an attack on a Lyft driver in Jurupa Valley, Calif., earlier this month.
Gruesome assault: The incident began when the suspect, Michael Trunko, 23, hailed a Lyft ride outside Fabio’s Bar and Night Club on Mission Boulevard around 5:30 a.m. on Aug. 1, according to KTLA.
A GoFundMe campaign set up for a Bangladeshi Lyft driver who died after an alleged drunken driver T-boned his car in Maspeth in Queens, New York, has raised over $55,000.
The incident: Mohammed Hossain, 47, was driving with a passenger when a Ford Explorer driven by Erik Chimborazo crashed into his Toyota RAV4 at the intersection of Fresh Pond Road and Elliott Avenue at around 4 a.m. on Sunday morning, reported WLNY.
The coronavirus outbreak has apparently made people more brazen in their discrimination against people of Asian descent as Lyft and Uber passengers are reportedly being treated unfairly by racist drivers.
In recent weeks, a growing number of drivers from the ride-sharing platforms are reportedly using the novel coronavirus as an excuse to refuse Asian passengers, reports CNBC.
A ride-sharing driver and his daughter are speaking out about safety concerns after two recent incidents involving passengers in San Francisco.
Dong Hwang began driving for Uber and Lyft last March and has since been making a living picking up 30 passengers per day.
A Lyft driver’s daughter in San Francisco shared disturbing images on social media showing her father being assaulted by an intoxicated female passenger on Market and Noe Street last week.
On a Facebook post Thursday evening, user Ionny Hwang released photos and dashcam footage of the violent attack by a woman identified only by her first name, Patricia.
A woman who was sexually harassed by a male Lyft driver shared her chilling experience on social media, urging others to stay calm should they find themselves in a similar situation.
In a Facebook post, the woman recalled the incident on March 20, which took place while she rode a Lyft on her way home in San Francisco, California.
A day before Veteran’s Day, ride-sharing services Uber and Lyft have joined up with the U.S. government to pledge free trips to veterans in need of transportation.
The White House blog announced the service as part of the Joining Forces initiative, which offers support for service members in need.
For anyone looking to make some extra money on the side, driving for Uber or Lyft may eventually cross your mind. We’ve heard stories of Uber drivers making $250,000 while on the job, but just how much does the average driver actually make?
SherpaShare, a financial analytics site, lets Uber and Lyft drivers track their earnings. The site collected data from more than a million drivers between January and May of 2015 to gain the average fair price per ride in 20 major cities. Here’s what they came up with:
A new carpooling pilot program launched today in Israel by online mapping company Waze could eventually put Google, which purchased the company in 2013 for $1 billion, in direct competition with Uber.
“It’s a crazy story … This is the most money we’ll ever make with this little time put into the effort.”
That’s how former USC student Myles Hunter explained how he and roommate Ari Stiegler “gamed the system” with Lyft to pull in tens of thousands of dollars a month as Lyft’s earliest brand ambassadors.