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Uber To Require Drivers, Riders Wear Masks

(CNN) - Whether you're an Uber driver or rider you'll need to start wearing a mask. Executives decided last week that it will require face coverings when using the platform in certain countries, including the United States. The requirement…

Uber To Suspend Impacted Riders/Drivers

(CNN) - Uber is taking steps to try to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi issued a statement that says "the safety and well-being of everyone who uses Uber is always our priority." As a result…

NYC Sets Minimum Pay Rate For Uber, Lyft Drivers

(CNN) - The wild west of ridesharing is getting reeled-in back east. New York's taxi and limousine commission voted in new regulations for Uber and Lyft Tuesday. The new rules establish a $17 .22 per hour minimum wage for…

Uber Tightens Background Checks for Drivers

(CNN)- Uber says it is tightening standards for its driver background checks. The ride-hailing giant says it will now run checks every year. Previously, there was no uniform policy on re-running criminal background checks on drivers. The company said earlier…

Lyft Coming to Opelika

OPELIKA, Ala. – Lyft, a rideshare transportation network, is now available in the City of Opelika. Riders must download the mobile app to their cell phone, sign-up with a valid phone number and enter a form of payment. At…

Pizza Hut to Hire 14,000 New Drivers this Year

(CNN) - Pizza Hut is hiring 14,000 new delivery drivers. The chain announced on Tuesday that it plans to add about 3,000 new full and part-time drivers a month until the end of the year. It's part of Pizza Hut's…

Despite Warnings, Drivers Continue To Die On Flooded Roads

Associated Press Despite the warnings, drivers continue to die on flooded roads. Christina Thompson was joking when she texted her dad last month after days of unrelenting thunderstorms near his rural southern Missouri home: "Are you getting washed away?" She…