Friday, June 21

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Uber Riders Maybe Blocked from the app

Uber riders prone to rude behavior such as leaving trash or urging drivers to speed may be booted from the app under a policy change that took effect here Wednesday. Uber riders in the US and Canada who have been consistently rated poorly by drivers will soon begin getting notices that they are at risk of losing access to the service. The policy change was rolled out in Australia and New Zealand last year, and recently in India, according to Uber. It is to be expanded to other Uber markets, with timing to be determined. "Respect is a two-way street, and so is accountability," Uber head of safety brand and initiatives Kate Parker said in an online post. "While we expect only a small number of riders to ultimately be impacted by ratings-based deactivations, it's the right thing ...