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The 40-year-old's pugnacious style defined Uber's approach and helped it become a transportation colossus valued at $68 billion
The months-long investigation was headed by former Attorney General Eric Holder.
"This decision is yet another example of Uber's continued unwillingness to be open, transparent and direct."
In the past, if an automaker did something wrong, they were usually prosecuted by the US government through something called the TREAD Act. Short for Transportation Recall Enhancement, Accountability and Documentation Act, it basically requires automakers to report recalls in other countries, along with any and all serious injuries or deaths, to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
US Senator Richard Blumenthal, a Democrat from Connecticut, is echoing the call of safety advocates in requesting that the Justice Department create a compensation fund for those killed or injured behind the wheel of General Motors vehicles with faulty ignition switches.