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Safety Toolkit and App Safety Features for Riders

At Uber, Safety Never Stops

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.

Emergency Assistance

Get help fast. Call local emergency services right from the app, wherever you are.

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Uber safety features

At Uber, safety never stops. Find out how

  • Trusted Contacts

    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.

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  • Emergency Assistance

    Get help fast. Call local emergency services right from the app, wherever you are.

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  • Drivers must clear several screenings

    All potential driver-partners must complete a criminal background screening process before they can accept ride requests through the Uber app.

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  • Vehicle Inspection

    In order to drive on the Uber platform, every vehicle must pass an independent annual inspection to verify that it is safe to drive.

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Learn more about safety

Safety never stops at Uber

Find out more about what we’re doing to set safer standards, and drive safety forwards.

Tips for stress-free rides

Keep yourself safe when you ride with Uber. Read this list of tips that we developed with law enforcement professionals.

Certain requirements and features vary by country, region, and city.