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Arizona Woman Killed by Self-Driving Uber Car

Published on Mar 19, 2018 at 1:23 pm in Uber Accidents.

Uber has been testing self-driving vehicles on the road since December 2016, when it first became possible for Uber passengers to request a self-driving vehicle in San Francisco. In 2017, the company entered an agreement with Volvo to bring 24,000 self-driving Uber cars to rideshare passengers in the coming years. Now, all of the company’s self-driving vehicle testing has come to an abrupt halt.

A woman in Tempe, Arizona was killed by a self-driving Uber car late Sunday night or early Monday morning. She was crossing the street outside of a crosswalk. The Uber vehicle was traveling in automonous mode with a human safety driver at the wheel when it struck the woman.

Arrest of Alleged Uber Driver – How Safe Are Ride-Hailing Apps?

Published on Mar 15, 2018 at 4:29 pm in Uber Accidents.

Early in 2018, the San Luis Obispo Police Department arrested Alfonso Alarcon-Nunez in Santa Maria on suspicion of rape and burglary charges.

According to the investigation and to other reports, Alarcon-Nunez, an alleged Uber driver operating in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara, allegedly used his driver status for Uber to lure and then rape female passengers and rob their homes.

How Many Types of Uber Vehicles Are There?

Published on Mar 14, 2018 at 12:42 pm in Uber Accidents.

Rideshare companies are providing new alternatives to transportation that makes it easier to get people where they need to go. They don’t have to worry about driving in a new place, paying for gas, or finding a parking space. All people who want to use the service have to do is download the app to request a ride. Uber is one of these companies and are present in many major cities and towns.

Man Drove for Uber After Deadly Crash in D.C. Metro Area

Published on Feb 28, 2018 at 1:37 pm in Uber Accidents.

Do you know what type of driver you will be getting before you enter an Uber vehicle? A man accused of hitting and killing a high school football coach on the Capital Beltway last summer while driving a box truck later drove for Uber after that deadly crash. Carlos Alberto Garcia, 42, killed 52-year-old Leonard Schultz in June 2017 when the box truck he was driving drifted into the median area at the split of westbound I-495 and I-95 South/I-495/I-395 North in Springfield and struck him, according to the VSP.

Garcia was initially charged with reckless driving after the crash, but federal authorities pulled his license to operate a commercial vehicle after discovering it was his second crash in less than 24 hours. This type of situation is devastating to imagine.

What Lawsuits Have Been Filed Against Uber?

Published on Feb 27, 2018 at 12:13 pm in Uber Accidents.

Many people are familiar with the popular ridesharing company, Uber, which takes away the stress of not having a car. You simply download the app, request a ride, and a car comes to pick you up and take you to your destination. But when car accidents factor in to the mix, it can get complicated. Uber has faced a number of lawsuits because of car accidents, treatment of employees, and sometimes their hiring processes.

Determining fault and settlements are difficult to do on your own. If you’ve been in a car accident with an Uber car, an Uber accident lawyer from the Rideshare Law Group can help you with your claim and get you a favorable settlement.