I-Team Investigation: Who's Behind the Wheel?

TOLEDO (13abc Action News) - Your next ride is now just a click away. It's become the newest way to get around, they're ride sharing companies like Lyft and Uber.

In just a few minutes you can request a ride, the driver shows up and you are on your way. But how can you feel comfortable with the person who's behind the wheel?

The 13abc I-Team digs into what it takes to become a ride share driver for companies like Lyft and Uber. We'll take a closer look at the background checks required, who sees those background checks and how this program differs from taxi cab companies. You'll also hear from people who have concerns about ride share companies and their requirements.

See what we found and how you can feel comfortable with who's behind the wheel on Thursday on Action News at 6.