Since the lockdown opened up Uber has resumed operations in more than 70 cities
Ride-hailing firm Uber and automaker Bajaj on Wednesday announced they’re partnering with auto drivers to install safety partitions just behind the driver seat in 100,000 autos across the country. The partition would act as a protective barrier for restricting contact. The aim is to facilitate social distancing between drivers and riders for making travel safer in the new normal.
Safety kits consisting of face masks, hand sanitizers and vehicle disinfectants will also be distributed to 100,000auto-rickshaw drivers across 20 cities including New Delhi, Gurugram, Mumbai and Pune. The other cities include Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Mysuru and Madurai. Additionally, Uber has been leveraging its technology to provide drivers with mandatory specialized training modules via the Uber app on the correct usage of
First Published: Jul 29 2020 | 4:27 PM IST