By CBC News Ottawa, February 11, 2018
Quebec's auto insurance board needs to do more to ensure the vehicles used in ride-sharing services meet basic safety standards, a provincial coroner said following an investigation into a fatal 2016 crash.
The coroner's report examined a collision that occurred on Highway 40 between Ottawa and Montreal. It claimed the life of Katy Torres, a 30-year-old PhD student who was in the passenger seat of a vehicle that swerved into on-coming traffic and slammed into a van.Torres was using the ride-sharing service Amigo Express to get to Montreal at the time of the accident. The driver and another passenger were seriously injured.http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/quebec-needs-to-do-more-to-ensure-safety-of-ride-sharing-cars-coroner-says-1.4530580