Due to recent India safety complaints, Uber, a dial-a-car company, is giving users of their service a panic button. Aimed to contact the police, this is after reports started circulating that suggests the banning of the said service in Maharashtra.
The company stated in a recent blog post that users will be offered an option that will give them the ability to connect with police by just pressing a panic button if the need arises. Uber stated that the new feature will be up and ready by February 11 for users.
The panic button is just one of the many new precautions being implemented by Uber due to a recent accusation regarding an Uber driver raping a passenger that led New Delhi authorities to implement a temporary ban.