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Ride service Uber changes gun policy

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Worldwide ride service company Uber is banning guns for both its drivers, and riders.

The company changed the policy on June 10th, after reassessing existing policies and reviewing customer feedback. It also came after two incidents where Uber drivers fired guns.

In the past, Uber has promised to strengthen background checks on drivers, after reports of rapes, assaults and kidnappings.

Anyone who breaks the rules and is found carrying a gun, could lose access to Uber.

In South Central Pennsyvania, Uber service is currently only available in Harrisburg and Lancaster.