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Our commitment to safety

You deserve to be able to move safely. To look forward to the opportunities ahead. To be connected to people and places that matter most. Which is why we’re focused on your safety, from setting new standards to developing technology with the goal of reducing incidents.

How safety is built into your experience

Safety features in the app

Tap a button for emergency assistance. Share your trip details with loved ones. Our technology helps put peace of mind at your fingertips.

An inclusive community

Millions of riders and drivers share a set of Community Guidelines, holding each other accountable to do the right thing.

Coverage on every trip

We’ve put insurance from leading companies in place for every ride.

Building safer journeys for everyone

Driver safety

Count on 24/7 support and emergency assistance. Know that every rideshare trip is insured. Share your trip with loved ones. Our focus is on your safety, so you can focus on the opportunity.

Rider safety

Uber driver-partners in the US go through a multi-point screening check for their driving and criminal history before they are authorized to take trips through the app. Every rider has access to safety features built into the app and a support team if you need them.

The future of safety

More than 200 Uber employees, from researchers and scientists to designers and engineers, are focused on building technology that puts safety at the heart of your experience. Find out what they’re up to.

“Every day, our technology puts millions of people together in cars in cities around the world. Helping keep people safe is a huge responsibility and one we do not take lightly.”

Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber CEO

Partnering to make a difference

Our commitment to safety goes beyond your ride. We have teamed up with leading experts—from law enforcement to gender-based violence prevention organizations—to help make roads and cities safer for all.