Uber announces new on-trip reporting feature

Uber announces new on-trip reporting feature
In this posed picture, the Uber app is opened on a mobile phone, backdropped by other transport services in London, Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) (Source: Kirsty Wigglesworth)

(WAFB) - Uber has launched a new safety feature that allows discreet reporting in real-time.

The new feature was rolled out to riders in the U.S. and Canada. Using the new On-Tripo Reporting feature, riders have the ability to report a non-emergency safety issue in real-time instead of waiting until after the trip.

Researchers for the rideshare company say that riders may not consistently report experiences that make them feel uncomfortable or nervous, like harsh braking or innapropriate remarks, because they're distracted after the trip is over.

Uber has released a new safety feature to report non-emergencies while on your trip.
Uber has released a new safety feature to report non-emergencies while on your trip. (Source: UBER)

The new feature can be found in the safety toolkit while on the trip. Click here for a demonstration on how to use the new feature.

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