A Lyft spokesperson said the company is continuing to improve safety for its passengers. The company implemented 15 additional safety strategies, including background checks, earlier this year, CBS News reported.
“What these women describe is something no one should ever have to endure. Everyone deserves the ability to move about the world safely, yet women still face disproportionate risks,” officials said. “We recognize these risks, which is why we are relentless in our work to build safety into every aspect of our work. That means continually investing in new features and policies to protect our riders and drivers.”
Lawyers told CBS News that some of the victims were assaulted since those measures were launched.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.