Uber adds new safety features for passengers and drivers in Europe, Middle East

Anca Alexe 17/10/2018 | 14:00

Uber will provide new safety features, including connecting passengers and drivers directly to emergency services, in Europe, the Middle East and Africa over the next few weeks, Reuters reports.

The company said the features would be gradually introduced on the app in 23 European countries and other market such as Saudi Arabia.

The features are already available in the United States, and they include sharing trip details with up to five people, speed limit alerts for drivers and concealing passenger and driver phone numbers from each other.

Global Head of Safety Product Sachin Kansal said that Uber plans to roll out its Safety Toolkit globally by the end of the year.

According to Uber, the app is available in more than 600 cities across 65 countries. The company plans to launch an IPO next year and could be valued at USD 120 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal.

BR Magazine | Latest Issue

Download PDF: Business Review Magazine April 2024 Issue

The April 2024 issue of Business Review Magazine is now available in digital format, featuring the main cover story titled “Caring for People and for the Planet”. To download the magazine in
Anca Alexe | 12/04/2024 | 17:28
Advertisement Advertisement
Close ×

We use cookies for keeping our website reliable and secure, personalising content and ads, providing social media features and to analyse how our website is used.

Accept & continue