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3000 reports of sexual violence at Uber

The car service mediator, Uber has received in the year 2018, more than 3000 reports of sexual violence, including rape. This is in Relation to the 1.3 billion trips in the United States in the same year.

In comparison to the year 2017, this means a drop of around 16 percent in the five most serious categories of sexual Assault, said Uber on Thursday also.

the risks for the passengers as large as those for the driver, it was said more. In the two years 464 rapes had happened, called it in on Thursday for the first time by the company published security report. Add to that almost 600 attempted rapes. The other Attacks were, among other things, unauthorized touching or kissing, or.

Each case were to be completed much

Uber, according to 99.9 percent of the 2.3 billion brokered trips in the United States in the years 2017 and 2018, without any safety incidents. "I suspect that many people will be surprised at how rare these incidents are. Others will understandable way of thinking but that they are still too common," said Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. The reported cases accounted for 0,00002 percent of all brokered trips, said Uber. However, even if they are rare does not mean every reported case, "a very painful experience," admitted Uber. Even a single reported case of a case of "too much".

It is the first Time that Uber released the relevant Figures. The car service agent and be the greatest competitor in the US, Lyft, are under increasing pressure. The number of complaints from women, the service intermediary to a victim of sexual violence as a User, is increasing. On Wednesday 20 women in San Francisco filed a lawsuit against Lyft by Lyft, mediated by vehicles, raped, or sexually attacked. 14 similar lawsuits had already been in September, submitted. (chk/sda)

Created: 06.12.2019, 04:12 PM

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