Uber Riders, Drivers Go Mask FreeUber has announced that facial coverings are no longer mandatory in their vehicles.
Rideshare Safety A Growing Concern After Pair Of Separate Miami Beach Sex Assault IncidentsTwo separate Lyft drivers were arrested recently on charges of sexually assaulting women passengers in their cars on Miami Beach.
Uber To Add Temporary Surcharge Due To Rising Gas PricesYour Uber trip is about to cost a bit more.
Unable To Afford Retirement, Tampa Bay Seniors Turn To UberRoughly 17 percent of Tampa Bay Uber drivers are 55 or older, said Javier Correoso, an Uber spokesperson, compared to 16 percent across the country. Five percent of those drivers are 65 or older — placing them solidly in retirement age.
Uber Helping Florida Detectives Solve 'Grandparent Scams'The ridesharing service Uber is cooperating with authorities who are investigating a Florida "grandparent scam" that conned $10,000 from a 75-year-old man who was told his granddaughter needed the money to get out of jail.
Uber Driver Had Gun Pointed At His Head During Attempted RobberyJorge Sanchez said he had just finished a ride on NW 49th Avenue when his passenger pulled out a gun and tried to rob him.
Robotaxis Coming For Their Jobs? Uber & Lyft Drivers Worried They’ll Be ReplacedThe announcement that autonomously driving Lyfts will soon be arriving in the city makes drivers like Humberto Pimental apprehensive.
Miami-Dade, United Way & Uber Partner To Help People Get To COVID Vaccination SitesMiami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, the United Way of Miami-Dade, and Uber announced a partnership Thursday to provide more than 20,000 rides to help residents with limited transportation options get to vaccination sites.
Fort Lauderdale Man Shapsly Silencieux Accused Of Posing As Uber Driver, Sexually Battering A WomanA Fort Lauderdale man is charged with sexual battery after police said he posed as an Uber driver.
Uber Seeks Quick Access To COVID Vaccines For Florida DriversSaying drivers and delivery people have been a “lifeline to their communities,” Uber’s chief executive officer on Thursday asked Gov. Ron DeSantis to prioritize the COVID-19 vaccine for the online platform’s workers.
Uber To Step Up Mask Enforcement In Florida And Across USStarting later this month, Uber will require some South Florida passengers to take a selfie while wearing a mask before a driver is dispatched.
Uber Suspends Pool Rides In US, Canada To Prevent Spread Of CoronavirusUber has suspended the pooled ride component of its service in the US and Canada to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Florida Uber Customers Can Now Call A Live Representative When Booking A RideUber riders in Florida now have the option to call a number and speak with a live representative when booking a ride.
New Trial Ordered For Former Uber Driver Convicted Of Sexual Battery In Palm Beach CountyAn appeals court Wednesday ordered a new trial for a former Uber driver who was convicted of sexual battery in an alleged attack on a passenger in Palm Beach County.
Hollywood Driver Who Accidentally Shot Passenger No Longer Works For Uber An Uber driver who accidentally shot a teen passenger in the ankle no longer works for the company.