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Uber Chicago Implements New Driver Safety Protocols

Posted on January 21, 2015

Uber drivers will now undergo real-time inspections by "trained security specialists, including off-duty Chicago police officers," the ride-share app announced Wednesday.

Any safety issues discovered during those rides will be monitored, tracked and reported , according to Uber.

The monthly audits are part of the company's new safety program, unveiled after two Uber drivers were accused of sexually assaulting passengers in Chicago. Both drivers were charged in the separate incidents.

Full story and video report at abc7chicago.com.

Related Topics: background checks, Chicago operators, criminal incidents, passenger safety, safety inspections, TNCs, Uber

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