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Uber, Lyft Don’t Need Fingerprinting in Background Checks After All, State Decides

An Uber, Lyft and Sidecar driver in California. Photo by [email protected], via Wikimedia Commons.

Only last month, ride-hailing apps Uber and Lyft threatened to pull out of Maryland if the state didn’t exempt the companies from having to fingerprint potential drivers during background checks. Today, a state commission gave the companies their wish, but not without creating additional requirements for them to operate here.