Your Covid-19 Safety Checklist

August 13, 2020 / South Africa

As cities begin to reopen and people start moving again, Uber is proceeding with caution and safety top of mind.
It’s important to us that you know what to expect when you travel with Uber. Over the last few months, our tech and safety teams have been hard at work building a new product experience that will help protect everyone, every time they use Uber. 

Working with the World Health Organization and the latest public health advice, we have compiled safety tips and recommendations specifically geared toward ridesharing and food delivery. This information is available in our interactive safety checklist that riders and drivers must acknowledge before going online:

Drivers are required to follow World Health public health authority Covid-19 advice, including hand washing, cleaning cars, using sanitising products. When logging into the app, drivers will receive the checklist of steps that must be confirmed before taking trips on the Uber platform. 

Riders will also be required to take safety precautions, and will receive a reminder before each trip to follow hygiene best practices, like washing their hands before getting in the car, sitting in the backseat, and opening windows for ventilation. 

Find out more on Uber’s Door to Door Safety.