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Although Uber has repeatedly extolled drunken-driving reduction as a benefit of its service, a new study of data from across the U.S. finds ride-sharing apps have had no effect on alcohol-related traffic fatalities. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Jesse Vega checks out a vehicle at an Uber "Work On Demand" recruitment event March 10 in South Los Angeles. The company is researching ways to get rid of its surge pricing, a feature that drivers like but that can make costs unpredictable for consumers. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Uber Plans To Kill Surge Pricing, Though Drivers Say It Makes Job Worth It

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Jason Dalton is arraigned via video Monday before Judge Christopher T. Haenicke in Kalamazoo, Mich. Dalton is charged with multiple counts of murder in a series of random shootings in western Michigan. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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A Lyft "glowstache" rests on a dashboard of a car at the company's San Francisco headquarters. Noah Berger/AP hide caption

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Lyft, GM Teaming Up To Create Fleet Of Driverless Cars

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Uber, Lyft And No More Loans: Twilight Is Here For Big-City Taxi Barons

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Joel Xu, 25, drives in Shanghai for People's Uber, a ride-sharing service. He makes about $4,000 a month – a good wage in Shanghai – and loves meeting new people he'd otherwise never encounter. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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People's Republic Of Uber: Making Friends, Chauffeuring People In China

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Lyft driver Danielle Kerley showcases the company's iconic mustache, which is displayed on cars used in the service. Aarti Shahani/NPR hide caption

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Some Call For More Sharing In Ridesharing

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