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Uber Adds Passenger Sexual Assault Panic Button To App

Uber has added a panic alarm to its app so that riders have a quick way to contact 911 if they are attacked by the driver. A number of Uber drivers have faced accusations of sex crimes for years. “While no one should ever have to call 911 when using Uber, no form of transportation is 100% free of incidents,” CEO Dana Khosrowshahi said. “If ever faced with an emergency situation, we want to help you get the help you need.”

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