Uber reduces the probabilities that drivers will cancel your experience

Uber reduces the chances that drivers will cancel your ride

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Whenever you’re hailing an Uber, few issues are as irritating as a driver cancelling your journey — there could also be a superb cause, however that also leaves you excessive and dry. You will not need to cope with these complications fairly so typically going ahead, fortunately. Uber is introducing a variety of driver app and coverage modifications that ought to improve the chances of getting a driver who can take your enterprise. To start with, it is planning a wider launch for a Driver Locations function that lets staff solely take rides going of their common course, resembling once they’re heading house from their day job. Solely a handful of cities (each US and worldwide) have Locations proper now, however it’ll be out there in additional US cities this week and worldwide “quickly.”

There’s extra. Later in June, drivers in some cities worldwide could have a “pause” choice that stops new requests from coming in. You should not have drivers cancel on you simply because they’re about to have lunch or log off for the day. Additionally, they’re extra more likely to be affected person in the event you take some time to get out the door. Uber is increasing a coverage that pays drivers for any wait longer than 2 minutes. That does imply that you’re going to pay a bit additional should you’re pokey, nevertheless it beats coping with an irritated driver or having to hail one other automotive totally. A dozen US cities can be utilizing this coverage later this month.

By way of: The Verge
Supply: Uber Newsroom