Driver Announcements

What to expect over the WA Day weekend

May 29, 2019 / Perth

Monday, 3 June is Western Australia Day and there are events across Perth to celebrate. Lots of riders are expected to be looking for a safe and convenient way to get around during the long weekend leading up to Western Australia Day. The Driver app will have up-to-date road closure information to help make your driving experience as smooth as possible.

Peak times and places to drive

  • Most riders are expected to be looking for rides Friday, Saturday and Sunday night between 5pm-2am.
  • Popular pickup and dropoff places are Burswood Park, Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour, Bunbury and Pinjarra.

Safety tips

Safety is our top priority, so keep these tips in mind when on the road:

  • Avoid pick-ups in restricted areas, be cautious when driving in crowded areas and follow standard traffic laws.
  • Confirm your rider’s name to ensure the right person who requested is in your vehicle.
  • Review the safety features you have available to you here, so you can drive with confidence.
  • As a reminder, Uber’s Community Guidelines include a Zero Tolerance Policy prohibiting the use of alcohol or drugs while driving.