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  1. Advice
    We've seen a lot of threads on here about panic buttons and are curious to hear what you all think of our approach. The problem here is that Uber/Lyft (mainly Uber) have made some improvements for driver safety, but not enough. Last week's Uber release allows you to call 911 from the app with a...
  2. News
    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-09-05/uber-plans-to-check-up-on-idle-cars-in-new-safety-measures If you sit in an Uber car for too long, the ride-hailing company plans to check up on you to make sure all is OK. Uber Technologies Inc. unveiled on Wednesday meant to make trips...
  3. News
    http://nymag.com/selectall/2017/10/uber-and-lyft-waive-fees-for-victims-of-las-vegas-attack.html Photo: David Becker/Getty Images In the hours following the deadliest mass shooting America has ever seen, Uber and Lyft were swift to respond to the needs of their affected customers, changing...
  4. News
    https://www.change.org/p/uber-uber-lyft-panic-button-on-the-driver-s-screen It is what it says it is. A petition to put a panic button on the Uber and Lyft Driver's App.
  5. Advice
    Would you use a Bluetooth Panic button? There are many options for driver(s) safety. We do experience situations that warrant calling 911, when there is no imminent danger. One of the most common things we run into is the drunkard, who admits they should not drive and still wants you to take...
  6. Advice
    Where can a broke college student go to find Uber drivers for interviews for a school paper? (emphasis on the word broke)
  7. Washington DC
    Is it me or shouldnt uber and lyft have a button in the app which can alert the authorities if there is a dangerous situation unfolding. We all have been there in the car in a area we arent to familiar with or with a crazy passenger. Just a thought but then again Uber/Lyft dont care about us as...
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