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Uber / Lyft / Cab Driver--Be Prepared For Anything (Pepper Spray / Pepper Gel)

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Uber / Lyft / Cab Driver--Be Prepared For Anything (Pepper Spray / Pepper Gel)

"As a woman, how safe would you feel as an Uber driver?" That's the opening question from a recent KTHV article. Just 14% of Uber drivers are female. When asked, women report they'd feel unsafe driving due to their gender. However, Uber driver Elizabeth Thomas has some tips for women to enhance their safety. Look at the star rating and don't pick up passengers with low scores Install a surveillance camera Carry pepper spray Stay in your comfort zone (don't go anywhere that makes you feel uncomfortable, and try to drive during daylight hours) Refuse or end rides if customers get...

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