Uber to introduce ‘panic button’ safety feature in India

Uber’s General Manager for Mumbai, Shailesh, in a blog post, said beginning February 11, Uber will launch an in-app panic (SOS) button that would allow a rider to alert the local police at the push of a button in case of an emergency. It will also introduce a safety net feature, which would allow users to easily share their trip details and real-time location with up to five friends and family members.