California district attorneys sue Uber over safety issues

Online ride sharing service, Uber, which is already embroiled in charges one of its drivers in India raped a passenger, is now facing a lawsuit over safety issues in its home state of California.

The district attorneys of San Francisco and Los Angeles said Tuesday (December 9) they filed suit against Uber for misleading customers about its background checks on drivers.

Their civil complaint also charges that Uber drivers work at airports without obtaining authorization, and in the case of San Francisco, charge a $4 extra fee to passengers traveling there without paying anything to the airport.

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