As this town gets more sketchy . . . Tech companies work to protect customers.
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Kansas City is one of three cities in the United States where Uber is testing the feature.
In 2019, Uber reported more than 3,045 sexual assaults the year before, though the company pointed out that was out of more than 3 million trips. But it's been seeking ways to make rides safer and more comfortable for everyone.
The new feature launching Tuesday in Kansas City as part of a pilot program allows both drivers and passengers to record audio from their trips right in the app on their phone in the safety toolkit.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Beginning Tuesday, Dec. 7, Uber is introducing a new in-app safety feature that will allow drivers and riders in Kansas City to record audio during trips. Kansas City is one of three cities in the United States where Uber is testing the feature.