Uber expanding driver background checks

SAN FRANCISCO

On its blog, Uber says it will now employ an independent screening service that uses a multi-state criminal database. Until now, Uber relied on background checks already performed by state and local agencies.

The move comes after a wrongful death lawsuit was filed against Uber because of a San Francisco accident that killed a six-year-old girl.

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