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How Safe Are Ride-Sharing Services? 3 Safety Measures that May Be Overlooked

Mobile phone running a ridesharing app - safetyThere has been plenty of discussion in recent years about the safety of using common ride-sharing services in your community. In fact, ride-sharing service safety concerns have now inspired a number of legislative efforts to double down on screening and safety checks for ride-sharing drivers, and with good reason. It turns out that the companies behind your favorite ride-sharing apps may be overlooking some important safety indicators. Read More

Safety Benefits of Choosing a Private Car Service in CT vs. Ridesharing Services

Private driver / chauffeur with hand on door handle

Whether you’re traveling with your family or taking off on your own, it is important to understand the safety concerns of booking a private car versus using a popular ride-sharing service. If you want to ensure that you have a simple holiday and stress-free adventure, you want to be informed about the differences between the two services.  Read More

Teddy’s Takes Extra Steps To Ensure They Employ Safe Drivers

Fingerprints with magnifying glassWhile app-based cab services are no longer anything new and so many services have them, the subject of driver safety has come to the forefront of consumer’s minds. Otherwise known as “transportation network companies” or TNCs, these app-based services have expanded rapidly, and with them have come some unsettling reports.

The National Limousine Association likens using TNCs to “digital hitchhiking” and suggests you use all the caution that you would when using Craigslist (i.e.: don’t let them know where you live). Read More

Teddy’s Limo – $368 Less Than Uber

Grand central station, NYCOn Tuesday May 15, damaging tornado-like winds closed Metro North’s New Haven line down completely, for a little over two hours, just in time for the evening rush hour to get people home. There were so many people in Grand Central Station, police blocked the doors and commuters had to stand outside in the weather.

One of Teddy’s regulars told us his colleague checked Uber first. Not only was their  ETA one hour, but their quoted fare was $520, before tip and tolls, for a car from Grand Central Station back to Stamford, CT.  The Teddy’s wait was the same length so, of course, he booked with us. Read More