The ride-share giant claims that the program is designed to add no more than eight minutes to a user's ride.
"Now that (driver) is on the loose giving other people rides putting other people in danger," the tweet said.
The driver said Friday that he filed a police report after one of the customers threatened to punch him in the face.
More than 40 percent of ride share drivers are still driving less or have quit working for the ride sharing apps despite the surcharges, a new poll shows.
Taxi drivers get access to Uber's massive customer base, which should cause ride prices to drop.
Before hopping back into an Uber or Lyft, protect yourself with these five tips to get to your destination safely.
While Uber and Lyft have begun implementing fuel surcharges on rides to help drivers, workers would still be paying an extra $13 a week for gas.
Jobs With Justice's Adam Shah told Newsweek that ride-sharing apps will need to realize that their drivers might leave if gas costs aren't reimbursed.
The driver is expected to survive after reportedly being shot and thrown from his SUV.
An attorney has said that reported violence against drivers for ride-hailing services is becoming more common since they are easy targets.
The National Limousine Association's members reported a near-90 percent increase in bookings as of late.
"I had a driver like this one and I haven't been in a taxi or Uber alone again. It was so scary and creepy!" one user commented on the video.
Omar Al Naser, 32, is accused of picking up a passenger in his vehicle and taking them to his home and assaulting them.
The company has suspended the driver, who was heard yelling "F**k you and f**k your mother too," pending an investigation.
Under the new Texas Restricted Abortion Act, rideshare drivers could face $10,000 fines for transporting women to abortion clinics.
A hotel and casino in Nevada outside the evacuation area also offered two-night stays for $1,090.72, nearly four times the rate offered the day before.
"This outrageous decision is an affront to the overwhelming majority of California voters who passed Prop 22," said Protect App-Based Drivers & Services Coalition spokesperson Geoff Vetter.
Prosecutors said Jorge Tapiacastro stopped the vehicle while the victim was passed out and forced himself on her.
The three companies will work to commercialize autonomous vehicle ride hailing at scale. The new partnership takes advantage of each company's strengths.
The alleged incidents occurred across the U.S. with a third of the cases reportedly happening in California and a large number in San Francisco's Bay Area.
"When we got in the Lyft, I noticed that he was writing down every single address that he was driving to on a notepad in the front seat ... That was the first red flag," the woman alleged.
Tech giants move their anti-gig-worker efforts to New York—and may be nearing a landmark victory in a state that used to be a labor stronghold.
Sometimes when I'm driving, I think, Get me rewrite. Maybe I'm still that starry-eyed kid with his first press presses. I do still feel as if reporting is more a vocation than a job. And I have a lot of stories up my sleeve.
Travis Pride, 31, had been working for the Memphis Police Department since July 2018 and was not authorized to take a second job.
A Memphis police officer was charged with aggravated kidnapping and rape during a ride-sharing trip and is set to face a judge Thursday.
A GoFundMe has raised nearly $25,000 for a Lyft driver who was robbed and pistol-whipped in a Tuesday incident recorded on video, far exceeding its initial $3,000 goal.
The 67-year-old driver was robbed of his cellphone and more than $1000 in cash while parked at a gas station.
A Lyft driver named Cameron is offering a choice of 10 different ride options, ranging from "karaoke" to "awkward."