This. Obviously it’s unrealistic to expect any company to solve this kind of problem completely, but the denial, minimizing and “when you factor in the whole world it’s not THAT many” take is not discouraging this behavior. Hell, you might as well announce that as long as you don’t murder anybody or commit too many… Read more
The problem here isn’t that sexual assault exists in a taxi service like Uber (though, obviously that *is* a problem), the problem is that they do a terrible job of responding to events of sexual violence on their platform. They have the tools to make Uber much safer than a traditional taxi service (GPS tracking;… Read more
Safety is not EVER guaranteed, ANYWHERE. My personal risk assessment would let me feel comfortable with two zeros on that percent. And why the quotes around “tools” Uber is working on to help further reduce these incidents? Those are pretty impressive measures as far as I’m concerned.
Who knows, guy? It happened to me, too.
It does sound like deflecting, but I mean he isn’t really that wrong tho. Especially in the cases where passengers attacked drivers.
Wow. The same thing happened to my best friend’s cousin’s little brother.
except it is 99.9998% safe and Uber’s 1.3 billion rides is more than all airlines in the same year at only 1 billion. Source: https://www.bts.dot.gov/newsroom/2018-traffic-data-us-airlines-and-foreign-airlines-us-flights Read more
How does this compare to say, the taxi industry? Perhaps an unpopular opinion, but this really doesn’t feel like a huge number considering the 1.3 billion rides they facilitated. Also, the half that were reported by the drivers is sort of surprising, but not something you can blame Uber for, right?