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Would you let a service drive your kids? Some parents already do

Would you let a service drive your kids? Some parents already do

Forget the big yellow bus or even mom's taxi. This fall, more and more kids will be heading back to school via Uber and other ride-hailing options. From car pools to practices, a growing number of families are relying on the services to schlep kids to and from school, after-school activities and other destinations. Demand is strong enough that several startups have launched, backed by millions in venture capital, specifically to meet the market for transporting children. Whether the "can you pick me up" call will be fully replaced by an app remains to be seen. "Ride-sharing companies will look for any opportunity to demonstrate to people that they can be an...

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