Safety, Cleanliness, & Coronavirus Travel Review
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Before driving for Uber, drivers must confirm they have sanitized their vehicle. Uber provides disinfectant to drivers, though supplies are limited.
Masks & Distancing
All riders and drivers must self-certify they will wear masks. Passengers must agree to sit in the back seat and leave windows open.
Health & Safety Cancellations
Uber drivers and riders can cancel rides for safety reasons, including not wearing a mask.
Uber Safe Travel Info
What's it like to ride with Uber right now?
First, it’s important to state that Uber encourages everyone to “stay home if you can.”
It’s better to not use a ride sharing service during COVID-19. For those that need it for essential travel, the company has modified its operations.
It’s working to provide cleaning supplies to drivers to disinfect their cars, but notes that supplies are limited. Uber is prioritizing distribution to cities with the greatest need.
Uber now requires everyone on its platform — drivers and riders — to wear a mask while in an Uber vehicle.
Drivers and riders must confirm they have taken several precautions before they can use Uber.
For drivers, this includes wearing a mask, sanitizing their vehicle, and not allowing passengers in the front seat.
Riders must confirm they will wear a mask, wash or sanitize their hands before they ride, sit in the back seat and open windows.
Have you traveled with Uber recently?
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