The Verge reports:
Uber and Lyft announced a “first-of-its-kind” effort to share information about drivers who were deactivated for committing serious offenses, including physical and sexual assault and murder. Uber and Lyft will pool information under the banner of the Industry Safety Sharing Project, which will be administered by a third party.
This new project is the first time the two companies have collaborated to share information about drivers who have been accused of the most serious offenses. Drivers are classified as independent contractors, not employees, meaning they can — and frequently do — drive for both companies.
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— The Verge (@verge) March 11, 2021