Uber is taking some steps to better protect its drivers amongst the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to WILX, if an Uber driver reports an uber rider for not wearing a mask, that rider will be required to take a selfie with their face covered before they can take another trip with Uber.

Uber is saying that they believe accountability is a two-way street, and have now implemented policies and built technology to promote shared accountability.

Since May, riders have been required to wear a mask. Since this implement, over 1,250 riders have lost access to the app after multiple reports from the drivers.

Since the pandemic started, drivers and delivery people have had to take a selfie, verifying that they are wearing a face mask. Riders will now be expected to do the same.

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