NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – In the wake of Samantha Josephson’s tragic murder, Uber is reminding riders to be careful before getting into a for-hire vehicle.
The company says when you book a ride, you receive a picture of the driver, his or her name, and the make and model of their car.READ MORE: COVID Anniversary: New York Marks 1 Year Since 1st Case Detected
It will also include the license plate number of the vehicle.READ MORE: New Jersey Sports Arenas Reopen At Limited Capacity
Once you’re in the car, you can track your route via the app’s GPS to make sure you are headed in the right direction.
Uber adds that if you ever feel you’re in an emergency situation, call 911 immediately.MORE NEWS: NYPD: Man Charged With Murder In Quadruple Stabbing That Killed Good Samaritan
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