Uber received more than six thousand complaints of sexual harassment from US residents in two years

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464 cases of rape were recorded.

Taxi call service Uber has published its first report on the safety of trips in the United States for 2017-2018. The company received nearly six thousand complaints of sexual violence. About it writes The New York Times.

In two years, Uber made 2.3 billion trips. The company claims that 99.9% of trips were safe. However, the company representative noted the importance of publishing safety information.

During this period, 5981 complaints of sexual harassment were received by the service. About half of them are from taxi drivers. The majority of complaints are related to unwanted contacts — kisses or touching various parts of the body. Of this number, 464 cases of rape were recorded. The most common victims were passengers (92%).

They also recorded 107 deaths associated with Uber trips. Most of them happened in urban areas (90%). Almost a third (30%) were accidents involving pedestrians.


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