App-based cab services company Uber said on Monday that it has taken several measures, including mandating masks for passengers and drivers, to ensure safety amid the outbreak caused by the coronavirus epidemic. Let us know that the fourth phase of lockdown has started from Monday. In this, the states and union territories have been given the power to decide on the distribution of regions into different categories. Depending on the decision of the states, companies like Uber and Ola will be able to resume services in various locations.
becomes mandatory for driver and rider Uber’s Global Senior Director (Project Management) Sachin Kansal said that from today on Monday, wherever Uber starts operating in India, the rider and driver will inevitably have to wear a face mask. He said that this is part of the special safety features and policies being introduced to ensure the safety of drivers and riders.
From today both the rider and driver will get many new editions on the app, such as: –
Go online checklist
Before a driver comes online, they will be confirmed through a new Go Online checklist asking if they have adopted all safety measures and whether they have worn a face mask. A similar checklist has also been created for riders. Before each trip, riders must confirm whether or not they take the necessary precautions, such as wearing a face mask and washing or sanitizing their hands.
drivers accept a trip, they will be asked to take a selfie wearing a mask. Uber’s new technology will make it clear that the driver is wearing a mask. Accountability for all: We have brought new options for feedback, including whether the rider or driver wore a face mask or face cover.