The Dangers of Digital Hitchhiking with Uber & Other Apps
Let’s get one thing straight — the technology and convenience of Uber, Lyft, and other Transportation Network Company (TNC) apps is brilliant. But beyond that, nothing makes them any different than hitchhiking with a stranger. There are too many safety risks associated with Uber because of the gaps in the background checks and driver screening.
The video below is a PSA from the National Limousine Association imploring travelers to “Think Before You App.”
Here is an infographic showing some important statistics about the risks of ride-hailing apps.