Uber Announces A Few Security Fixes (ShareMyETA button)

The transportation department will have a hearing next week to determine whether Uber can begin services again in Delhi or not. Recently, competition TaxiForSure launched panic button and Ola launched pink cabs to enhance security and Uber has now announced a few initiatives which primarily focus on reverifying driver documents and document verifications.

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Going above and beyond required government verification, we’re engaging local and global experts to evaluate the most effective background screening solution across India; pilot programs are already running in select cities, including Delhi

Uber has also started Incident Response Team, a local and dedicated customer support center that will specialise on resolving critical issues.
One can also share their enhanced location using the newly launched feature,  ShareMyETA button. ShareMyETA allows you to send your complete trip details (including live GPS tracking, driver photo, name and vehicle license no.) to your loved ones.
Is this enough? What’s surprising is that government still hasn’t gotten its act when it comes to creating a national database of crime offenders and companies need to ‘figure out’ on their own.