(NEW YORK) Lyft Report: More than 1,800 sexual assaults occurred during their rides in 2019, the company said Thursday in its first-ever safety report on sexual and physical assaults, fatal crashes and other serious incidents #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Oct.23: Lyft’s safety report had been long awaited in the ride-hailing industry, as the company is facing lawsuits from victims of sexual assaults that occurred during rides. It committed to releasing its sexual assault statistics in 2019, when Uber released a similar report.

#AceDailyNews says according to New York Times report Lyft says 1,807 sexual assaults occurred in rides in 2019 the company said on Thursday..

By Kate Conger New York Times,Updated October 22, 2021, 1 hour ago

“While safety incidents on our platform are incredibly rare, we realize that even one is too many,” Lyft’s head of policy development and research, Jennifer Brandenburger, said in a blog post Thursday. “Behind every report is a real person and real experience.”The 1,807 sexual assaults during Lyft rides in 2019, the most recent year for data in the report, were a 64% increase from 2017, the company said. But because the number of rides rose even faster, safety improved overall, Lyft said, with the incident rate of sexual assaults declining 19% during the period…

#AceNewsDesk report ………Published: Oct.23: 2021:

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