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Safety-First Rideshare Service Launched in Michigan

Published on Oct 15, 2020 at 7:21 am in Rideshare Safety.

In an effort to combat safety issues typically experienced by rideshare passengers through companies like Uber and Lyft, a new Dearborn, MI-based rideshare service, called Zoom Ride, has launched in four Michigan counties, including Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, and Washtenaw.

According to the founders of Zoom Ride, the new company was designed to fill gaps in the current rideshare marketplace by improving customer and driver safety and satisfaction. In addition to that, the company is also offering increased income for drivers.

Uber Mandates Mask Verification After Banning More Than 1,250 Riders

Published on Sep 25, 2020 at 7:50 am in Rideshare Safety.

In an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Uber implement their “No Mask. No Ride.” policy in May. Riders, drivers, and delivery people were required to wear a mask when using or providing Uber services. Even with the policy in place, some of chosen not to abide by the policy. As a result, the company has banned more than 1,250 riders for failed compliance. Now, the company is taking further action to enforce its mask policy.