California: A shocking video has come to light showing an Uber passenger being dragged out her ride by the cab's driver after she asked him to stop texting while driving.
The footage was uploaded on YouTube by the passenger herself on September 28.
Tanelle Peppers claimed the man was texting while driving in Hollywood, California. When she requested him to stop using his phone behind the wheel, the driver began swearing at her.
Watch the video here:
Tanelle later apprised Uber of the incident.
Responding to which, an Uber spokeswoman told KTLA: “In order to best protect everyone in the vehicle, we require compliance with the law. You will find information on safety guidelines for riders and drivers in our Community Guidelines. If at anytime a driver or rider feels unsafe they can end a ride. We encourage drivers and riders that at any time if they feel unsafe to first contact 911 and report to police.”