To Uber or Not to Uber? Ridesharing Faces Controversy
With one tap of a smartphone app, Uber is upending the taxi business and changing the way people around the world commute. The meteoric rise ofUber, and other ridesharing services like Lyft and Sidecar,offer convenience and savings for riders while creating new work opportunities for drivers. But concerns about oversight, safety, pricing and worker rights have made 2014 a bumpy ride for Uber. You should know the risks of ridesharing and your rights (or lack thereof) as a passenger.