San Francisco and Los Angeles authorities have become the latest cities to take action against internet-based minicab firm Uber amid growing concerns about the quality of its driver background checks.

By Harry Readhead  | Source :

The cab service was banned from operating in New Delhi following an alleged rape by a driver of a female passenger, while a Madrid judge has ordered a temporary halt to the service.

And now Los Angeles and San Francisco, where the company has its headquarters, are taking legal action against the firm, claiming Uber made ‘untrue or misleading representations’ regarding the quality of its driver screening process.