Every day people are engaging car services for their transportation needs, and placing their trust in them for their personal safety and security. While these services are a convenience, and often a necessity of modern urban living, we urge everyone to take precautions to ensure they are as safe as possible.Uber has alreay faced a permanant ban in Delhi NCR, India and has had its share of troubles with authorities this year everywhere else. The only relief might have been in the form of the $1.4B funding it got earlier.
Some people never learn. Sadly, that's true. The wounds from Uber's recent mishap in New Delhi were still fresh when another Uber driver was charged with rape and kidnapping in Boston. Alejandro Done, aged 46, allegedly drove a woman he picked up to a secluded area and then assaulted her in the back seat earlier this month. He pleaded not guilty at an arraignment on Wednesday. Uber says Done had passed a background check. An official spokesperson said: [quote_box_center author=""]This is a despicable crime and our thoughts and prayers are with the victim during her recovery. Uber has been working closely with law enforcement and will continue to do everything we can to assist their investigation[/quote_box_center] The company recently published a blog post yesterday wherein it acknowledged the troubled times and assured that it was working with the law and that they would be using more advanced technology and stringent processes to evaluate and hire their contractor drivers. Marian Ryan, the Middlesex County district attorney, said in a statement: