No Fingerprint Requirements for Uber and Lyft - NBC Bay Area

    No Fingerprint Requirements for Uber and Lyft

    California regulators are reportedly stopping short of requiring Uber and Lyft drivers to submit fingerprints under proposed new regulations. California's PUC oversees ride service companies. The San Francisco Chronicle reports the agency on Wednesday decided only to require proof of annual background checks, which Uber and Lyft already do. The companies oppose fingerprint requirements, and in other states it's become a divisive issue. Taxi drivers in California are generally required to submit fingerprints, but the CPUC decided an added layer of security would not boost safety. (Published Thursday, Oct 5, 2017) California regulators are reportedly stopping short of requiring Uber and Lyft drivers to submit fingerprints under proposed new regulations. See More