Uber In its application is going to implement accounts for teenagers, but at the moment they will be available only in the United States and Canada. The company states that in this way parents or legal guardians will be able to know how minors travel, in addition to certain safeguards to avoid inconveniences.
“Uber announced several updates including the introduction of teen accounts. From May 22, the company will start rolling out Kishor accounts. in select cities across the US and Canada with the goal of helping youth travel more safely alone,” Engadget reports.
The company states that not all drivers will be able to make these trips. Uber says Only selected drivers with high qualifications and experience will be allowed to ride with teenagers, Drivers will be able to opt out of such trips. ,
What are the security measures in place for Uber Teen accounts?
According to the company, these will have many tools to monitor the visits of minors. “Eat for teenagers” Multiple built-in safety features including audio recording, RideCheck (Proactively checks on passengers if vehicle is stopped for a while) More options Use the pin to make sure young riders get in the right car”, assures the medium.
In addition, adults will be able to speak directly with the drivers. ,Parents and guardians will be able to track the progress of the journey, They can contact the driver or Uber support directly and report any issues on behalf of their teen.”
Likewise, these accounts will be able to use Uber Eats in countries where the app is available. “Ale Teen accounts will also be available for Uber Eats, With family profiles, parents will be able to keep track of what their kids are ordering and pay for meals and travel from one centralized account,” he concluded.