Brain - Senator urges Uber and Lyft to run fingerprint background checks
Key Highlights

A senator has called on Uber and Lyft to share details with each other about contractors they've banned to clamp down on dangerous drivers who've been kicked off one platform signing up to the other

He sought more details following reports about Uber's investigations team allegedly being told to prioritize the company's business concerns

Both companies use their own background check programs and ones

But a driver who's been kicked off Uber or Lyft's platform may be able to sign up relatively easily

Some have suggested that recent changes to Lyft's safety policy to make it more stringent may actually result in it being harder for the company to ban bad drivers