I see almost as many Uber related articles from the Boarding Area, First2Board, etc. bloggers as what I do lists of top 10 credit cards. I haven't seen any of those folks, who of course always include their referral links, write about the Uber driver taking a hammer to his passengers. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/09/26/uber-driver-hammer-attack/16313267/ Personally, Uber is ok to me. I've had one ride in which I literally got taken for a ride (and got $5.00 for the 15 mile bad route) and several other rides that were simply ok. I've never had a ride that I have said was good...or better than a regular old cab ride.