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Uber will require drivers in the US to take six-hour breaks between long shifts

In an effort to combat drowsy driving, Uber announced today that it would require its most frequent drivers to take six-hour breaks after driving for 12 hours straight. Uber is updating the driver version of the app so that it logs off after counting 12 hours of driving, and drivers will not be able to log on until after the app registers six hours offline.

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The update is expected to roll out nationally over a two-week period. Drivers will also receive a warning after 10 hours of driving to let...

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Published By: theverge.com - Monday, 12 February