SA’s e-hailing services go hi-tech to drive away criminals
In a country like SA, safety takes precedence over discounts and vehicle features as drawcards
Facial recognition technology, in-app panic buttons and strict security checks on riders are among the safety features electronic hailing (e-hailing) services have been forced to put in place because of SA’s high crime rate.
Discounts and vehicle features almost take a backseat to these safety features when the growing number of e-hailing companies advertise their services.
New Durban e-hailing service Yo!Taxi has a panic button installed in its vehicles to ensure passenger safety...