Lawmakers pushing for tighter rules on ridesharing

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There’s a new push for tighter rules on ridesharing after a college student was killed when she got into a stranger’s car that she thought was her Uber.

Lawmakers in South Carolina plan to introduce legislation that would require vehicles to have noticeable markings or signs if they work for Uber or Lyft

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The bill is named after Samantha Josephson, the 21-year-old woman who died Friday in the horrible mix-up.

The bill challenges one major appeal of ridesharing services: That drivers can use their own vehicle to make money. 

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