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Drive with confidence

You deserve to be able to go wherever the opportunity is. Get there with support on the road and technology that helps protect you and those around you.

Designing a safer experience

Features to help keep you safe

The app is built with technology to help you stay connected to your loved ones and our support team, so you can go even further.

Help if you need it

Specially trained incident response teams are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and you can get in touch anytime right from the app or phone.

An inclusive community

Through our joint efforts with cities and safety experts and by working together, we’re helping to create an inclusive community, where everyone feels welcome.

Peace of mind, wherever you go

Safety is designed into the experience. So you feel comfortable driving at night. So you can tell loved ones where you’re going. And so you know you have someone to turn to if anything happens.*

CPF/National ID check

If a user wants to pay for his trips only in cash, he needs to type his National ID number (CPF) and date of birth to get access to the app. This information is matched with the federal government data to confirm the user's ID.

Incident prevention technology

Uber has adopted a technology to identify risks based on real-time data of millions of trips taken through the app. The tool can block trips considered potentially risky, unless the user provides additional identification information.

Verify your ride

On some trips, your passengers will tell you a unique 4-digit code. You will only be able to start the journey after entering it. This helps you to confirm that the right passenger is getting into your car.

Inappropriate message detection

Messages sent thought the app that may be considered offensive or threaten the integrity of a person will be submitted to a process where the original account can be permanently disabling.

Anonymous calls

We use technology to help keep your phone number private, so neither drivers nor riders will see each other’s numbers when communicating through the Uber app.

GPS tracking

All Uber rides are tracked from start to finish, so there’s a record of your trip if something happens.

Follow my ride

Friends and family can follow your route and will know as soon as you arrive.

‘Call the police’ button

This feature provides an option to call the police directly in situations of risk or emergency. The app will display your current location when you push the button, so you can share it with the local authorities who are responsible for the 190 number.

Route check

Using sensors and GPS data, RideCheck can help detect if a trip goes unusually off-course or a possible crash has occurred. If we notice such events, we’ll check on you and offer tools to get help.

24/7 incident support

Uber customer associates trained in incident response are available around the clock.

2-way ratings

Your feedback matters. Low-rated trips are logged, and users may be removed to protect the Uber community.

Travel with female passengers*

At Uber, female drivers can choose to receive travel only from female passengers.

User information**

Visualize the destination and if the user has less than 5 trips on the platform, before accepting the call request.

Accept cash**

At Uber, you can choose whether the payment method will be: cash and card or only card. You can change the choice at any time in the app's preferences.

Audio recording**

From now on, you can record the audio of a trip whenever you feel uncomfortable. The content is encrypted and can be sent to Uber thought a security report and, if necessary, used for investigations or shared with authorities.

U-Selfie: photo of new users

The selfie request is part of one of the verification processes for new users at the time of registration and who have not registered their credit card. The U-Selfie takes place before requesting the first trip and the photos are registered on Uber's servers and can be shared with public security authorities, following legal processes, in the event of security incidents.

Women's safety

At Uber, safety is a priority and no harassment or violence will be tolerated, In order to contribute to the solution of complex issues like this, we have joined to institutions and started working on changing our technology and our service to preventing incidents.

Coverage you can count on

Uber partners with leading insurance providers to help protect every trip.

Strengthening our community

Our Community Guidelines help riders and drivers enjoy a safe and comfortable ride. Any person who doesn’t follow the guidelines may be at risk of being removed from the platform for the safety of the entire Uber community.

Certain requirements and features vary by region and may be unavailable.

*Available in Campinas, Curitiba and Fortaleza.

**Features under test in some Brazil cities.