The driver said he feared for his life when he was threatened with a gun after realizing the man in his vehicle wasn't the one who had booked the ride.
Kate Lamothe, 24, has taken a plea and agreed to pay $350 in fines and court costs after stealing a vaping device from a Florida gas station in late July.
"Claims that their workers aren't central to their business [are] broadly recognized as a legal ploy rather than an accurate description of their workforce."
Ride-share companies are among the innovators who have built our new economy. But the system is truly broken. It's time to innovate in legislation too, and California can lead the way.
"I came out of a gay club, and your driver is racist against gay people," the passenger claimed.
The incident is the latest discrimination controversy to engulf ridesharing platforms.
Transport for London told the company in September 2017 that it would not renew its license over safety concerns.
CNN report highlights safety concerns for women using ride-hailing apps.
A driver's median profit is just $3.37 per hour, and, when including vehicle costs, 30 percent of drivers are losing money for every mile they drive.
Douglas Schifter took to Facebook to blame local politicians for his financial struggles as a livery cab driver.
Uber and Lyft warn New Year's Eve party-goers that surge pricing will be in effect during the holiday, but many U.S. cities will be offering free rides to those ringing in 2018.
Gigi Hadid said the right winger was a "f**king moron."
In London's foolish Uber decision we have a glimpse of what might happen if Brexit goes wrong.
Lyft's new service allows users to "Walk to stop. Hop in. Hop out. Walk to destination."
The latest scandal comes days after Uber's PR chief resigned from the embattled company.
As Uber contends with scandals and lawsuits, its biggest rival just raised half a billion dollars.
Most of the specially equipped versions of the Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle will be used by San Francisco-based Lyft, which will test them in its ride-sharing fleet in several states.
Lyft ranked above Uber in Apple's App Store for the first time following #DeleteUber campaign.
Study finds black passengers wait longer to be picked up and face more frequent cancellations.