Uber Technologies Inc. (NYSE: UBER) Continues Rideshare Safety Enhancements with New RideCheck Feature

September 20, 2019 10:40:09
  • Uber Technologies has built a global ride-sharing empire thanks to a successful model of sustaining peer-to-peer transportation business operations
  • Criminal incidents that have played on the vulnerabilities of ride-share drivers and passengers have led to a series of recent security enhancements available to Uber users through the company’s mobile app
  • The new RideCheck feature uses the phone’s geolocation capabilities in combination with the platform’s AI-driven protocols to monitor potential concerns and respond by contacting both the driver and the passenger
  • The RideCheck feature was tested in U.S. cities including Los Angeles and Dallas and is expected to roll out soon to the international market, where Uber delivers services in more than 60 countries

As media reports have highlighted some dangers experienced by both drivers and passengers using rideshare services during recent years, multinational peer transportation company Uber Technologies Inc. (NYSE: UBER) has developed a series of enhanced security features designed to help protect the people using its amenities.

After a University of South Carolina college student was kidnapped and murdered earlier this year when she got into a car she mistakenly believed to be her Uber ride, the well-known rideshare company launched its Campus Safety Initiative to help students learn how to…

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