Can Rideshare Drivers in NC Be Charged for Drugs Left by Passengers?

Ridesharing platforms such as Uber and Lyft are rapidly gaining traction in cities across North Carolina, bringing with them new legal challenges for drivers. While ridesharing offers numerous benefits like flexible hours, prompt payments, and generally stress-free commutes, it does come with its drawbacks. One of these is the potential risk of passengers leaving illegal substances, like drugs, inside the vehicle. Picture this: you're a rideshare driver, and after dropping off a passenger, you're en route to your next destination. Suddenly, you're pulled over by the police. Agreeing to a [...]