Of all these offerings, Uber’s Quiet mode has gathered
Users can now select either ‘Happy to chat’ or ‘Quiet preferred’ on the app’s preference settings. With the latter, passengers can enjoy a quieter and calmer ride without making conversations with their drivers.
For whom design “Uber Quite Mode”
This feature is especially useful for people who want to work, listen to music, make a call or simply prefer to ride in silence.
Uber said the latest choices were introduced after considering feedback from is premium users, who wanted their drivers to understand their preferences before a ride started.
Whta about Drivers?
Uber’s drivers also expressed their desire to understand riders’ preferences in order to deliver an optimal riding experience.
However, Uber also stated that its drivers are not under any obligation to keep silent during the trip.
Uber stated that it was just a ‘rider’s preference’ that was being communicated to its ‘drivers, who are independent contractors’.
UBER’S LATEST OFFERINGS:
On 15 May 2019, Uber announced a range of new features and services on its platform. According to Uber, these features are aimed at providing a more comfortable and personalised experience to users on their platform.
These services are only available on their premium Uber Black and Uber SUV platforms. These features are currently available only in the US. However, users will have to pay a little extra for these experiences. Here is a list of Uber’s latest offerings to their customers:
1. Uber Quiet Mode: If users are in the mood for a calm and quite ride, they can select ‘Quiet Mode’ on the Uber app while booking their ride.
2. Help with Luggage:This feature allows the passengers to inform their drivers if they need some help with their luggage.
3. Temperature Control: Users can select their preferred temperature inside the cab on the app.
4. Pick-up time extension: Users can request for extended waiting periods, if they foresee any delay on their part.
Given that Uber Black and Uber SUV users shell out almost three times more than customers using a standard ride, Uber understandably wants to offer a luxurious experience to these users.
Uber Technologies is a US based transportation network service company. It offers a multi modal transport service on its platform, including taxi cabs, bikes, buses, bicycles and scooters.
Uber continuously strives to provide better services and a pleasant experience to its users. As part of its latest update, it has offered a series of new features to its users.
One of these features is the Uber quite mode, which allows riders to request their drivers to be silent during their trip.
Uber’s users from around the world expressed their opinions on the cab hailing giant’s latest services. Some experienced relief that Uber has finally introduced this much needed feature, allowing users get a quieter and calmer ride.
This feeling was more pronounced with female users, who appreciated Uber’s move that would allow them to stay away from conversations with intrusive male drivers.
However, some users stated that it would harm the already diminished social interactions that people have. Uber is expected to roll out this feature to more countries soon.
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