BOSTON (CBS) – Between work, school, sports, and other activities juggling schedules can be a major struggle for any busy family.
But there’s now a new option for getting kids where they need to be. It’s Boston-area start-up called Zemcar.
High school freshman Andrew Willwerth has been using the app for a few months now. When he can’t catch the bus from Milton to Needham his mom schedules a pick-up through Zemcar.
It’s like the ride-hailing service Uber but designed specifically with kids in mind.
Andrew and his Zemcar driver, Ivy, aren’t strangers. Andrew’s mom has met her and Ivy now regularly picks up Andrew when he needs a ride.
“Zemcar is totally different,” explained Betsy Willwerth, Andrew’s mom. “I know the drivers. I know they’ve been screened. They are insured for driving kids.”
That screening process includes background checks, driver history, an in-person interview, and
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