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Uber to ban drivers from working over 12 hour straight

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cheesehead
519 Driver Rider
 Posted 1 year, 9 months ago

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After 12 hours of driving, drivers will be banned from accepting rides for the next six hours.

https://nypost.com/2018/02/12/uber-to-ban-drivers-from-working-over-12-hours-straight/

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    lilly
    1014 Rider Guru
     1 year ago

    I think this a great initiative. There was just an Uber that crashed into a school bus from being over tired.

    https://ride.guru/lounge/p/tired-uber-driver-hits-school-bus-in-westchester

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    cheesehead
    OP 519 Driver Rider
     1 year ago

    What happens if you take a half hour break in the middle? Article is not clear. Can I drive for 8 hours, take a quick break, and then go drive for another 12?

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    brownbear
    599 Rider
     1 year ago

    Seems like a decent move. As a rider I have had some scary rides.

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    joeyj
    426 Driver Rider
     1 year ago

    12 hours isn't that long. This limit seems low to me.

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      bellylaugh
      39 Rider
       1 year ago

      Wow, I was gonna say the limit actually seems high...

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    ChazKillington
    38
     1 year ago

    This is old news, no?  Oh, it's six months old.

    I feel like, "ban", is kind of a strong word.  It's just disallowing the driver to stop working for a few hours so he or she can get some rest.  It's being enforced by most cities like Chicago anyways.