Uber is now requiring that drivers in the United States take a 6-hour break after a 12-hour shift driving.
The move is intended to cut down on drowsiness and stop drivers falling asleep at the wheel.
Rival Lyft already has a similar limit, and Uber has previously tested the feature elsewhere in the world.
Uber is cracking down on dangerously long shifts from its drivers.
Ride-hailing company takes on the problem of drowsy driving by prompting a six-hour break after every 12-hour shift.
Of course, there’s nothing stopping drivers from switching to Lyft.
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