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October 23, 2020, 2:01 PM

Legal setback for Uber and Lyft

The rideshare companies must now classify drivers as employees rather than independent contractors.
October 23, 2020, 2:01 PM
Legal setback for Uber and Lyft
1 month ago

Uber, Lyft look to kill California law on app-based drivers

California voters are being asked to decide if Uber, Lyft and other app-based drivers should remain independent contractors or be eligible for the benefits that come with being company employees
1 month ago
2 months ago

Appeals court grants stay for Uber and Lyft to continue operations in California

The news comes after Lyft said it would halt operations in the state.
2 months ago
Appeals court grants stay for Uber and Lyft to continue operations in California
2 months ago

Uber and Lyft still operating in California despite court order

Google launches new tools to stay informed during wildfires, Fitbit claims research data from its wearables can help detect COVID-19.
2 months ago
Uber and Lyft still operating in California despite court order
5 months ago

Lyft is offering riders safety tips as ridesharing makes its gradual return

To reassure both riders and drivers concerned about contracting the virus, Lyft created a video showing how riders should prepare for future trips.
5 months ago
Lyft is offering riders safety tips as ridesharing makes its gradual return
10 months ago

Lyft's good-guy image tainted by sexual assault lawsuits

Lyft's reputation as the good guy in the ride-hailing industry is under threat after dozens of women filed suit against the company in recent months
10 months ago
1 year ago

Lyft driver charged with raping rider in June

A driver for a the ride-hailing company Lyft has been charged with raping an intoxicated woman after picking her up in downtown St
1 year ago
Lyft driver charged with raping rider
1 year ago

Lyft announces policy changes after lawsuit

Lyft has announced changes in its safety policies following a lawsuit filed by 14 woman alleging that the company did not do enough to protect them from sexual assault.
1 year ago
Lyft announces policy changes after lawsuit
1 year ago

Women sue Lyft saying not enough done to protect them from sexual assault by drivers

The allegations against some drivers include rape and sexual assault.
1 year ago
Women sue Lyft saying not enough done to protect them from sexual assault
1 year ago

At least 14 accusers file lawsuit against Lyft

They claim the company knowingly allows sexual predators to transport vulnerable passengers, while Lyft said it has designed safety policies for drivers and passengers.
1 year ago
At least 14 accusers file lawsuit against Lyft
1 year ago

Lyft driver suspected of raping passenger near San Francisco

Passenger said she scheduled the ride while intoxicated at a bar in San Mateo.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Lyft driver fatally shot moments after calling wife to wish her happy 52nd anniversary

Frances Treadwell told ABC News that she considered that last call with husband Harold Treadwell III "a gift from God."
1 year ago
Lyft driver shot dead moments after calling wife to wish her happy 52nd anniversary
1 year ago

Missing University of Utah student last seen when Lyft driver dropped her off at park to meet someone

Mackenzie Lueck, 23, disappeared in the Salt Lake City area on June 17.
1 year ago
Missing student last seen when Lyft driver dropped her off at park
1 year ago

Lyft driver says he dropped missing Utah student off at park: Police

McKenzie Lueck, 23, was not in distress when she was met at Hatch Park by an individual in a vehicle, according to authorities.
1 year ago
Lyft driver says he dropped missing Utah student off at park: Police
1 year ago

Lyft driver arrested after police find 17 suspensions on his license

Police in Long Island, New York, responding to a possibly intoxicated driver, ended up arrested a former Lyft driver who had 17 suspensions on his license.
1 year ago
Lyft driver arrested after police find 17 suspensions on his license
1 year ago

Lyft driver arrested with 17 license suspensions

Police on Long Island, New York, arrested a former Lyft driver who had been driving with 17 suspensions on his license.
1 year ago
Lyft driver arrested with 17 license suspensions
1 year ago

Police seeking man seen on video pummeling ride-share driver

Lyft driver Eduardo Madiedo had picked up two customers in New York City and was taking them to the hospital when one passenger began cursing and hitting him.
1 year ago
Police seeking man seen on video pummeling ride-share driver
1 year ago

Video shows passenger's attack on Lyft driver

Eduardo Madiedo, 36, said the passenger demanded he break traffic laws to drive him to a NYC hospital.
1 year ago
Video shows passenger's attack on Lyft driver
1 year ago

Uber, Lyft speak out after report shows drivers causing price surges

In the WJLA report, ride-share drivers revealed how they tricked the system into thinking that there were no drivers nearby and waited till prices rose.
1 year ago
Uber, Lyft speak out after report shows drivers causing price surges
2 years ago

Lyft announces new rider security features

On Monday, Lyft announced that they were including two new safety features, in addition to the background checks that are already well established on the company platform.
2 years ago
Lyft announces new rider security features
2 years ago

Amid growing concern over ride-share safety, Lyft announces new security features

After the death of a University of South Carolina student, Lyft is adding continuous criminal background checks and enhanced ID verification.
2 years ago
Amid growing concern over ride-share safety, Lyft announces new security features
2 years ago

Shares of ride-hailing platform Lyft debut

The company trades under the ticker symbol "LYFT."
2 years ago
Shares of ride-hailing platform Lyft debut
2 years ago

Lyft seeks IPO before rival Uber

The ride-sharing company would be the first to debut on the Nasdaq.
2 years ago
Lyft seeks IPO before rival Uber
2 years ago

Lyft hopes for big boost from upcoming IPO

The ride-share company may be valued at $23 billion, according to The Wall Street Journal.
2 years ago
Lyft hopes for big boost from upcoming IPO
2 years ago

Lyft reveals big growth but no profits as it readies for IPO

Lyft revealed that it is growing quickly ahead of its initial public offering but is still losing money, according to a federal filing
2 years ago
2 years ago

Lyft passenger's high-speed ride caught on tape

A man in North Carolina says his driver, who faces charges of speeding and reckless driving, was going more than 120 mph.
2 years ago
Lyft passenger's high-speed ride caught on tape
2 years ago

Lyft offers electric vehicle options for riders, drivers

Lyft passengers will soon be able to request a ride in an electric or hybrid vehicle when they're planning a trip
2 years ago
2 years ago

Pregnant Lyft driver fatally stabbed in Arizona

Fabian Durazo, 20, is accused of killing Kristina Howato, 39, and her unborn child early Sunday morning in Tempe, police said.
2 years ago
Pregnant Lyft driver fatally stabbed in Arizona
2 years ago

Pregnant Lyft driver's fatal stabbing reignites driver safety concerns

Despite the headlines, there are more safeguards for ride sharing drivers than before.
2 years ago
Pregnant Lyft driver's fatal stabbing reignites driver safety concerns
2 years ago

Lyft co-founder: 'The idea of getting car keys on your 16th birthday, I think is going to change'

Lyft co-founder and President John Zimmer talks his five-year vision for the company and why they're encouraging people to give up their cars.
2 years ago
Lyft co-founder: 'The idea of getting car keys on your 16th birthday' going to change
2 years ago

Lyft co-founder isn't interested in flying Lyfts

Lyft co-founder and President John Zimmer talks autonomous vehicles and why the company isn't focusing on air travel like competitor Uber.
2 years ago
Lyft co-founder isn't interested in flying Lyfts
2 years ago

Lyft co-founder discusses future company IPO

Lyft co-founder and President John Zimmer talks future company IPO, with ABC News' Chief Business, Technology and Economics Correspondent Rebecca Jarvis.
2 years ago
Lyft co-founder discusses future company IPO
2 years ago

Lyft enters the scooter race by launching in Denver

The ride share launches its scooter business in Denver. Hipsters can rent them using the Lyft app.
2 years ago
Lyft enters the scooter race
2 years ago

Police say Lyft driver was stabbed repeatedly after 'verbal altercation' with suspect

Officials continue to search for a suspect who allegedly stabbed a Lyft driver.
2 years ago
Lyft driver stabbed repeatedly after 'verbal altercation' with suspect, police say