Uber Starts Tracking Driving Habits In Houston

Ridesharing service Uber is keeping very, very close tabs on its drivers in a pilot program in Houston -- monitoring their speed, acceleration, and braking -- in an attempt to flag dangerous drivers. According to reports published Tuesday. Uber apparently is using movement sensors in smartphone to determine when and how drivers are accelerating and braking, in an attempt to be able to influence how their drivers behave, and help it keep closer tabs on its drivers.