Laura Alicia Moreno, a Bay Area Uber driver, was driving late one night in Santa Clara County and picked up two unruly men from a bar. They were very drunk, and one immediately started making rape jokes and hitting on her. “You’re so beautiful; do you have a boyfriend? If you were my girlfriend, I wouldn’t let you drive Uber — so many weird men out here,” Moreno recalled him saying. At first, she tried to stay quiet and nervously laugh — she needed to get home, and she needed the money from the ride. But as a sexual assault survivor, the man’s comments set off alarm bells in her head. She told him to stop, or she would ask him to get out of her car. In return, the man screamed at her, called her a bad driver, and threatened to give her a low rating. “I left that ride completely shaken, angry and disgusted that those men made me feel unsafe in my car,” said Moreno. “I didn’t drive for another three weeks after that.” Bay Area Lyft driver Iesha Birdsong has also had her fair share of run-ins with aggressive male riders. One passenger tried to kiss her; another refused to leave her car until she gave him her phone number....