Rider Safety Features
Uber is committed to safety. Our in-app safety features help keep you connected and protected when you ride. And because we believe that safety never stops, we’ll keep working to drive safety forwards.
In-app safety features
At Uber, safety never stops. Find out how
Let the people you love know where you are. Choose your Trusted Contacts in the app and set reminders to share your trip details with them.
Get to know your driver before you step into their car. You can see their rating, how many trips they've completed, how long they’ve been driving, compliments from previous riders, and more.
Speed Limit Alerts
The Speed Limit Alerts feature flashes visual reminders to help drivers stay at a safe speed.
24/7 Customer Support
Whether you have a quick question or an incident to report, it’s easy to get the help you need. Access 24/7 support directly through the app, whenever you need it.
Real-Time ID Check
You can be sure the right person is behind the wheel. Drivers’ identities are regularly verified by matching a selfie to their official profile photo.
Phone Number Anonymization
Call and messages made using the Uber app do not reveal personal phone numbers. Your details are automatically protected.
Get help fast. Call local emergency services right from the app, wherever you are.
Access important safety features like the emergency button and the safety centre from the Safety Toolkit. Just tap the shield icon on the map the next time you take a trip.
Learn more about safety
Certain requirements and features vary by country, region, and city.