The national lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic is presently in its fourth stage and now round the government has declared several relaxations connected to the motion of vehicles to get non-essential services. Taking a cue taxi aggregators Ola and Uber both of whom at the next stage of lockdown had started operations in several Orange and Green zone regions have expanded their services to more cities and towns in the nation. However, regardless of the authorities’ go-ahead Ola has stated that its vehicles may still not function and from Red zone places.
Ola operations have restarted in over 160 cities in Karnataka, Telangana, Delhi, Haryana, Chandigarh, Punjab, Tamil Nadu (except Chennai), Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, and Assam. Both the three and four-wheelers are part of the resumption of operations. New cities where Uber cabs and autos have restarted are Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Coimbatore, Delhi, Faridabad, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mysore, Patiala, Sonipat, and Tiruchirapalli.
Both firms say solutions supplied with the greatest levels of security precautions. Including compulsory mask use to driver-partners and passengers, whole sanitization of automobiles post-trips, and sticking to social distancing standards by restricting to 2 passengers per trip.
While Ola states that the AC going to be switched off and windows kept open during all rides, Uber has given the choice of changing it on. Clients will want to load and unload the bag themselves and also have been invited to create cashless payments for your rides. The two Ola and Uber are providing the drivers and clients the choice of canceling a ride when another isn’t after good hygiene to make sure their security also that of users.