On Tuesday, June 13, 2017, Nassau County Executive Democratic candidate Laura Curran held a news conference urging current County Executive, Edward P. Mangano, not to bar ride-sharing apps from operating in Nassau County.
For a few years now, you’ve been able to hail an Uber on Long Island. However, there’s a strong possibility that you’re not entirely familiar with the company’s dark side.
When Long Islanders need a ride, they typically choose between a taxi or an Uber to get them to their destination. It’s not a choice many people think deeply about. But weighing the pros and cons between using a Long Island taxi service or Uber may change that.
Popular ride-hailing app, Uber, has gained tons of popularity in the nine years it’s been around. It’s simple after all: you tap a button, and someone comes to drive you to your destination. But issues have arisen that cause people to ask one common question: is Uber safe to use?