Why We Carry: Rideshare Driver Stabbed By Passenger In Failed Robbery Attempt


NEW YORK, NEW YORK — A rideshare driver was critically injured during an attempted robbery, when the passenger attacked him with a knife on FDR Drive, according to authorities.

After the incident, the assailant allegedly attempted to hijack another vehicle before fleeing the scene. He was later apprehended by the police.

This shocking incident underscores the importance of self-defense, particularly for those in vulnerable professions such as rideshare services. It’s crucial to have the ability to protect oneself in dangerous situations.

About the Author

Brandon is the founder of Concealed Nation and is an avid firearm enthusiast, with a particular interest in responsible concealed carry. His EDC is a Springfield Armory Hellcat OSP, with a Shield Sights RMSC Red Dot, that holds Hornady 165 gr FTX Critical Defense rounds, and rides comfortably in a Vedder Holsters ComfortTuck IWB holster.

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