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Uber needs to extend its breaks-for-drivers policy worldwide

In order to prevent drowsy driving and improve safety, Uber is going to limit drivers in the US to a maximum of 12 hours a shift, after which it’ll block them from the service for six hours in the hopes that they’ll take a break and recharge their batteries before getting back behind the wheel. That’s a commendable move from the ride-hailing company, and it’s good to see Uber taking the issue of driver fatigue seriously. However, it’s only rolling this out in the US for now – where nearly...

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Published By: Thenextweb.com - Tuesday, 13 February