Ideas & Insights
July 05, 2018 9:48
The way people commute and travel when not driving their own vehicles has been revolutionized by the introduction of Ridesharing apps which allow users to connect with drivers around their location. Such apps as Uber, Lyft, Curb, Moovn, Gett, Juno, Via, Summon and Way2Ride. You simply download the app, sign up and you are good to go. Uber has emerged as the preeminent rideshare company. They have gained massive popularity globally. You can go to any destination you want. However, despite the Uber network doing remarkably well in the market, ridesharing apps popularity has not been without their own issues.  In rare instances, some users have reported being assaulted by impostors. For instance, on Oct 16, 2016 a former Uber driver from Boston was sentenced to 12 years in jail for kidnapping, aggravated rape and assaulting his female victim. So here are some precautions user can take before using Uber...