Suspicious Ride-Share Activity

University Police have been made aware of several recent incidents involving an Uber driver, or someone posing as an Uber driver, and are sharing the information below, which the Boone Police Department released to the public today.

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How to identify an Uber driver and vehicle:


    • When you request a ride, your app sends your request to nearby drivers. After you're matched with a driver, your app shares info about the vehicle and driver headed to your pickup location.
    • Tap the bar that includes the driver’s name, photo, and vehicle. This displays a photo of your driver along with the vehicle's make, model, and license plate number.
    • When you see your driver's vehicle at your pickup location, confirm that the license plate number displayed in your app matches the actual vehicle.


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Posted November 3, 2017 at 11:05 am