Uber now conducts real-time background checks on drivers [Video]

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Uber now conducts continuous background checks on drivers to improve riders" safetyUber has started rolling out real-time background checks for its driversThe hope is that the practice removes violent drivers and improves riders" safetySo far, Uber has barred 25 people from being drivers as a...

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Uber now conducts continuous background checks on drivers to improve riders’ safety

  • Uber has started rolling out real-time background checks for its drivers
  • The hope is that the practice removes violent drivers and improves riders’ safety
  • So far, Uber has barred 25 people from being drivers as a result of the checks
  • The move comes as …

Uber began testing the system in the US earlier this month and has since removed 25 people from being Uber drivers. It's partnering with background check service Checkr and Appriss

New CEO Dara Khosrowshahi (pictured at Davos on June 23, 2018) unveiled the new safety measures on Thursday
Uber's San Francisco headquarters pictured on June 21, 2017

Khosrowshahi, formerly CEO of the Expedia travel booking site, replaced hard-charging co-founder Travis Kalanick in August. Kalanick is pictured in San Francisco on February 7 after an Uber court case

Since it began operating in 2009, Uber has been dogged by reports of drivers accosting passengers, including lawsuits alleging sexual assaults. File photo