Ride-sharing has gained popularity over the past few years as a way to avoid costly cab rides and an alternative to owning a car. As these companies have grown, so have their issues. They’ve learned they’re missing some key systems to help regulate their business practices.
Here’s a recent example – Uber’s published complaint data, shows assault allegations rising across their service. The question is will this new industry put requirements and guidelines in place themselves or will the government have to step in? Here are three ride share services that are learning how to make their services safe and fair for both riders and drivers.
Chariot For Women – A New Ride-Sharing Service For Women Only
Chariot for Women is the newest ride-sharing service that is, as its name suggests, for women only. This provides a safe way for both drivers and passengers to use ride-sharing services. Read on to learn how this new company plans to maintain high standards.
Ride-Hailing Start-Ups Compete in ‘Uber for Children’ Niche
HopSkipDrive is a Los Angeles start-up that caters to families with active kids. Their attempt at self-regulation involves rigorous driver background checks, fingerprinting and they’ll be monitoring drivers for speed and sticking to their route. As long as they can build a strong and trusted reputation this will be a great service that provides a solution to a problem many busy families face.
Juno Wants to Woo Uber Drivers with a More Ethical Ride-Sharing App
Juno is taking a different route by focusing on their drivers. Their idea is to create a company that treats drivers as owners. Juno’s plan is to give each driver a piece of the company while only taking 10% of each fare – creating a well-paid and loyal driver pool. Read on to find out what else they are doing to change the ride-sharing landscape.