Should you be arrested for letting your kids Uber alone?

Neither Uber nor Lyft let children ride alone, but a string of startups are catering for busy parents who need help transporting their children. Will the future bring more specialist ride-hailing services?

When American rapper Reiona Oliver – AKA GameOva Reedy – was arrested in April 2019 for using a ride-hailing service to send her five-year-old son to school alone, she opened a debate parents might soon need to address – if legality was assured, would they let their child use a similar service without being accompanied by an adult?

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