For the first time, Uber published, how many reviews of sexual assault the company has received.
Last year, Uber received 3045 reviews on sexual assault, including rape, in connection with the road trips in the UNITED states.
It informs the company behind the transportplatformen in a safety report on the night of Friday Danish time. It writes the news agency Reuters.
In 2018, drove the Uber drivers around 1.3 billion trips.
Uber reports that in 2018, there has been a decline of 16 percent in the number of notifications of sexual abuse, compared with 2017.
In 2017 and 2018, the company has collectively received almost 6000 reviews in the UNITED states. Including 450 reviews of rape.
It shows the inventory in Ubers report, writes the news agency AFP.
Ubers chief of the legal department, Tony West, acknowledges that the Ubers figures are too high.
- the Numbers are jarring and hard to digest. They show that Uber reflects the society which it serves, he says in an interview with The New York Times.
For comparison, police in the american city New York registered 533 sexual assault and rapes in 2018.
this is The first time ever, Uber publishes data on the volume of reviews in connection with driving.
Uber publishes the figures, after the company has come under increasing pressure in the UNITED states to handle a rising number of complaints about abuse.
Uber, indicating in the report that 99.9 percent of the company's total 2.3 billion rides in the two fiscal years has been completely without security problems.
- I think many will be surprised at how rare these incidents are, while others, understandably, will think that there are too many, writes Ubers ceo, Dara Khosrowshahi, on Twitter.
- Some will appreciate how much we have done for safety, while others will think that we have more work ahead of us. They will all have the right.
/ritzau/Updated Date: 06 December 2019, 03:00