Sexual Assault

Uber and Lyft Under Fire for Sexual Assault Allegations in Austin

Austin police are currently investigating seven¬†claims against Uber and Lyft drivers who have been accused of sexually assaulting passengers over the past few months. The ride-sharing businesses have only been operating in the city for about a year, and yet five claims against Uber and two against Lyft have brought both companies under fire. The complaints were received between April and August, and each case claims to have occurred late at night when the rider was alone with the driver. Currently, no arrests have been made and the cases are still under investigation. Allegations against Uber drivers have been reported…

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