Following a string of incidents in recent months, Uber is testing a new panic button for users and drivers in the Johannesburg area.

From the Telegraph

Uber trials panic buttons in South Africa after string of attacks

Uber is testing panic buttons for its taxi drivers and passengers after a series of attacks on people using the service in Johannesburg.  

At last three reports have surfaced in recent weeks of people being kidnapped, assaulted, robbed and raped after ordering an Uber.

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