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14 Jan

Will rider safety be the Achilles heel for Uber?

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By Barbara Ortutay and Justin Pritchard  | Source : The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The growth of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft so far has not been hindered by limits from government regulators and campaigns by taxi cab competitors. A bigger threat to the new industry’s impressive start could come from customers — if enough people stop using the services over fears that drivers aren’t safe.

Not safe as in the drivers won’t get into an accident — safe as in they won’t attack passengers.