Uber Technologies Inc will start shipping sterilizing vehicle shower to chosen drivers in regions generally influenced by the coronavirus episode, an official said on Thursday.
The organization had vowed to supply drivers with sanitizers toward the beginning of March. At that point it shut the entirety of its neighborhood centers, places where drivers can go to get face to face help or utilize the restroom, leaving drivers in obscurity over where to get supplies.
Uber senior VP of worldwide rides and stage activities, Andrew Macdonald, said on Twitter that the organization had gotten an underlying group of 30,000 jugs of cleaning shower by Atlanta-based organization Zep Inc.
He said select drivers could put in a request in the application and get shipment for nothing out of pocket.
"As a beginning, we're organizing the most dynamic drivers in a couple of urban areas, incl. NYC," Macdonald composed on Twitter, including that the organization was chipping away at making sure about more supplies.
Beforehand, Uber said providers had organized requests for medicinal services, with its requests being descended the line a few times.
Lyft Inc a week ago said it had conveyed numerous provisions to drivers while its centers were as yet open and were working an approach to circulating them presently, however, they declined to give extra subtleties.
Lyft didn't promptly react to a solicitation for input on Thursday.
The ride-hailing request has come to a standstill in many U.S. urban areas, with a larger part of Americans now under some type of lockdown.
The pandemic has likewise uncovered drivers and organizations to the drawback of a vague contractual worker model, leaving drivers more defenseless than customary representatives.