How is Uber making rides safer?

Uber sticker on a car windshield. Photo by Amy Ta/KCRW

Three thousand reported sexual assaults happened during Uber rides last year, according to a study Uber released on Thursday. Uber also announced a pledge to be more transparent and “100% committed” to user safety. One possible way to do that: audio recordings of rides. That idea comes with many questions about privacy.  


Laurel L. Simes - San Francisco attorney who handles rideshare sexual assault cases, Mike Isaac - New York Times technology correspondent - @MikeIsaac

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