Uber is stepping up its efforts to win over drivers — by making it easier for them to say no to rides they don’t want to take.
Today the company announced several new features meant to make it easier for Uber drivers to plan trips around their schedules.
Now, drivers will be alerted if a ride is likely to take 45 minutes or longer, and they can opt to decline it.
Moreover, declining rides won’t negatively impact drivers as much as it did before.
This has been a sore point for many drivers as refusing to take a certain number of rides could affect their account status and their ability to take advantage of certain promotions. This will no longer be the case. Read more…