Today we are announcing a new option that will allow riders needing an extra hand to request safe and reliable rides at the tap of a button — uberASSIST.
uberASSIST is designed to provide additional assistance to members of the senior and disability communities. Driver-partners are specifically trained to assist riders into vehicles and can accommodate folding wheelchairs, walkers, and scooters.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
- Tap on the Promotions section of your app
- Enter the code ASSIST
- uberASSIST will appear on your slider
- Set your location and request your ride!
- After requesting, contact your driver ahead of time with any specific needs.
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