Can Uber’s ‘SOS button’ make riders feel safer?


Uber’s ride-hailing service has added two additional safety features for customers in India after once again coming under fire due to a sexual assault allegation against one of its drivers.

Following the charges, Uber and all other web-based taxi services were banned in several cities in India, including the capital, Delhi. Despite frequent claims that is a technology company, not a transportation service, Uber applied for a taxi license and is back in business.

The additional safety features add two levels of security that riders can choose to use. READ MORE.