Category: News

UBER CHOPPER OFFERING FREE RIDES TODAY

CHICAGO — Uber Chopper recently launched and to promote the service, they are offering 15-minute flights over Chicago. To sweeten the deal, all flights come with drinks and appetizers to quench your hunger. Chicago Helicopter Experience has teamed up with Uber as the sub-contractor and is offering flights between 1:30pm and …

DRIVER TAKES RIDE ON 2 HOUR JOYRIDE

A man in Washington DC was billed over $170 for an Uber ride that he does not remember. Mekele Baucom told NBC Washington that on February 5, he called an Uber and after giving the driver his address, he fell asleep. Two hours and 71 miles later, Baucom was still in the …

FRENCH UBER EXECUTIVES FACE 5 YRS OF JAIL TIME

Although Uber is saving both lives and the planet every day, this doesn’t mean they are immune from the law. In France, very specific taxi laws are in place and French authorities claim that Uber has been able to skirt the law by hiring drivers according to their business model. …

UBER TO PAY OVER $28 MILLION TO RIDERS

On Thursday, a San Fransisco federal judge has reached an agreement between the plantiff and defendant in a class action lawsuit against Uber for fees charged between January of 2013 and January of 2016. Uber charged riders an extra fee on each trip to subsidize their background check process. However, the …