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Lyft Reports Over 4,000 Incidents of Sexual Assault 

HeadlineOct 26, 2021

Back in the United States, a new safety report released by the ride-hailing app Lyft is shedding light on an increasing number of sexual assaults during rides in recent years. Over 4,000 reports of sexual violence were made from 2017 to 2019. At least 360 were reports of rape. The report also listed 10 deaths from physical assaults. It’s been three years since Lyft first pledged to disclose the information, along with its rival Uber, as both companies have come under fire over sexual violence and other serious safety problems.

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