In today’s time there are various factors which needs to be considered before doing anything. As there are various transport providers so the number of drivers are there. It is difficult to trust the drivers at time of odd hours and it could be risky.
So to avoid the risk, transport providers adopt various measures for the safety of riders. The most preferred transport service provider uber, takes measures to provide uber safety to all the riders. But there are certain measures which need to be performed by various riders as well as drivers.
Uber Safety Trip for Riders
There are various measures taken by the uber for the safery of riders while booking for the ride such as –
Before Starting of the Ride
- Pickups made are safe as it provide the services from door to door. From the location it pick up where the rider is, so rider could be safe in their location till the driver reaches there.
- Riders request are being matched by the driver near to their location. It is being matched randomly. So it is safe to go with drivers.
- When rider book for their ride then they get all the details of the vehicle as well as driver. So they could match the details given for vehicle as well as driver. In this way rider know that who is coming to pick up.
During the Trip
- All the trip route are there on your mobile and rider could track that where they are heading. Even the rider has booked the pool ride then also the track of route will be there on its mobile. So in case of any deviation rider could know and get alert.
- Rider could share their location with their family and friends so that they could know that where the exact location of rider and could follow rider in case of any problem.
After the Trip
- In case rider has left anything then they could contact the driver with the details given to them at the time of booking the cab.
- After completing the ride they could rate the driver as well as give the feedback for the same. On this rating and feedback serious action is being taken by the uber for maintaining best of uber safety.
- There will be all the time support by the customer support team in case of any questions by the riders.
- There is a special trained response team which is ready to handle any of the urgent concerns.
Uber Safety Trip for Drivers
Before the ride
- All the riders create an account by giving their name with contact number before they request for the ride. So when the driver accepts the request they know that to whom they are going for picking up.
- In certain places uber gives the facility to not disclose their personal details such as mobile number with rider or driver. In that case if they both want to contact each other then they could contact through anonymous number.
While on the trip
- While the rider book for the ride then they would get the full direction that how to reach the destination. So driver could concentrate on the thing that how to reach the destination safely.
- Driver location will always be connected through the GPS. So uber will always have the knowledge about exact location of the driver. It will promote both the accountability as well as their behavior.
After completing the trip
- Driver will give the feedback about the rider that whether rider is having the appropriate behavior as you had given to the rider. If rider has not followed the terms and conditions levied by uber then they could be prevented from using the uber ride.
- Around all the time, driver will get response for their queries or related to any driving experience.
Rider could adopt various measures for their own safety
There are various things which a rider could do for making their ride safe such as –
- Rider should have all the knowledge about the uber safety measures in the app which they could use in a better way for their safety.
- Rider could wait inside their premises and request the driver to come there for pick up. So that rider could be safe inside.
- Details of the driver would be available with them when they book for the ride so they could confirm all the details and get into the right car.
- Try to travel in the backseat to have the safety in case of any mishappening happens during the trip.
- Tie the seatbelt so that in case of mishappening less of injuries could happen in case of accident.
- Rider could share the trip details with their friends so that they could locate the present location of the ride.
- If the driver or rider do not want to share their personal information like contact number then there are options at certain places in uber app where the call is forwarded by not reflecting original number.
- If rider feel any intuition that wrong is going to happen then could call immediately on 911 or emergency number.
Uber Safety for Community
With the usage of uber there are various factors which had helped the society or community as a whole such as –
- Now when an individual is drunk then they do not have to worry for driving back home. They could opt for the ride in uber. This has reduce the accident rate for drunk and drive. It maintains the safety of the rider and they reach their destination without any hassles.
- While driving the law of traffic is not broken and each of the driver follows the traffic rules. Following these rules will result into more of ease while driving and less of traffic.
There are various ways through which uber tries to maintain uber safety. So both riders as well as driver need to take maximum benefit of the features provided by uber.