Updated: Jan 14
The bill named after Samantha Josephson, a student killed by a fake Uber driver, was unanimously passed by The US House of Representatives Wednesday. A bill, which is aimed at making ride-hailing services more secure for riders.
The bill will also make it illegal to sell any ride-hailing signage or stickers. Along with Establish a 15-member advisory council that reports to the Secretary of Transportation to advance safety standards in the industry. Also, the US Government Accountability Office will create reports on incidences of assault and abuse during rides and examine the effectiveness of the companies background checks on drivers.
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