Uber’s New Safety Updates Include Video Recording During Rides

Uber is trialing video recording during rides in an effort to improve safety features. Drivers will be able to use the front-facing camera on their phones to record video through Uber’s Driver app, it was announced Thursday.The capability was built on top of Uber’s audio recording feature, which allows riders and drivers to document their trip, with drivers being unable to access recordings unless they share it with Uber in a safety report.The ride-sharing platform will test the feature with “select drivers” in New York City, Cincinnati and Louisville, as well as in Santos and João Pessoa, …
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