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Uber to show drivers destination before they decide on trip request

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Cab-hailing platform Uber India on Thursday announced new product features, including an upfront destination feature for drivers, which will show them trip destinations before they decide to accept the ride. The feature comes at a time when riders have complained about drivers cancelling trips, said the company.

“To remove frustration for riders and drivers alike, we are now showing trip destinations to drivers before they decide to accept the ride. In our attempt to incentivise right platform behaviour, drivers who meet a predefined trip acceptance threshold will be eligible to get the destination information so that they can make an informed

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First Published: May 20 2022 | 1:04 AM IST

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