- October 27, 2015

Uber: 53 Drivers Who Failed Our Background Check Have Austin-Issued Permit


AUSTIN (KXAN) – Fifty-three drivers who failed background checks to become Uber drivers have been issued chauffeur’s licenses by the City of Austin, according to an internal Uber audit.

A memo to be sent to Mayor Steven Alder Tuesday afternoon from Uber Austin’s General Manager Marco McCottry says of 163 Austin cab drivers who applied…