Uber Received 3,000 Sexual Assault Reports in 2018

Uber claims it received 3,000 reports of sexual assault in 2018, which is a 16% decline from the previous year as it continues its push for safety.

(Reuters) – Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc said it received over 3,000 reports of sexual assault related to its 1.3 billion rides in the United States last year, in a report aimed at ensuring drivers and the public it was serious about safety.

The figure represents a 16% fall in the rate of incidents from the previous year in the five most serious categories of sexual assault reported, Uber said on Thursday in its first biennial U.S. Safety Report here.

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