Ridesharing Services Case Study

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P1: Ridesharing services harm their employees and customers Judge, many ridesharing services place a significant downfall to their drivers and riders. Judge, an archive from the Examiner in 2013 shows that "In no event will Sidecar be responsible for any damages (including personal injury, death, property damage, lost time or wages, etc.) caused by the driver ." Sidecar does not stand behind its drivers and runs from any responsibility: " only each Driver bears sole and absolute responsibility for all aspects of a ride, including safety, driving practices, conduct, as well as securing all required licenses, insurance, and registrations, and compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules, and regulations." Saying that Sidecar won’t take care of any problems in the ride and that the drivers provide everything and are responsible for themselves. The Dolan Law Firm also states that “If a Lyft driver is using a borrowed car, has not maintained the car in good operating condition, "misrepresents" anything about Lyft, breaks any law (vehicle code?) or does anything else Lyft does not like, Lyft can, unilaterally, deny its touted $1 million in insurance. Then, the driver may have his or her wages garnished, be forced into bankruptcy, or …show more content…

1 out of every 40 uber rides results in a negative experience, which includes the driver making fun of the rider’s gender, race ethnicity , according to New Republic 2015. THe amount of crime expected to be done relating to ridesharing services will increase by 200% in the span of 5 years. They say that With regulation, on ridesharing services, it is estimated that rideshare related crimes will go down by 20% each year, which is better than a 200% increase in 5 years. Rideshare is also very inconvenient. Uber interviewed a taxi driver in San Francisco who had to pay for insurance, and buy a new car every year, and also maintain good shape of their car in order to keep his

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