Following rape allegations opposite a driver

Uber riders in India will now have a panic symbol on their app that alerts internal military in an emergency.

Launching Feb. 11, a panic symbol will primarily be denounced in India in response to new confidence measures there that followed rape allegations opposite a driver, Engadget reports. The new underline will eventually be accessible worldwide.

The panic symbol comes after an Indian woman’s allegations that she was raped by an Uber motorist in December. The Indian travel dialect primarily asked Uber for a earthy panic symbol in any car, though a association explained a preference to put a symbol in-app:

“In further to causing confusion, we found that not usually are earthy buttons disposed to wear and tear, though also automatic malfunctions,” a ride-hailing association said. “There is no approach to safeguard that they are kept in operative condition opposite all a cars in a city.”