From Wired: Uber Unveils App Updates to Help Its Deaf Drivers

Uber has just updated its partner app with features designed for its deaf and hard-of-hearing drivers.

Once a driver chooses to turn on the special features by flipping a switch inside the app, a light will flash when a new trip is requested in addition to the existing audio cue. The option for passengers to call the driver will be blocked; riders who want to provide special pickup instructions are given only the ability to text. The app also adds an extra screen for passengers to enter their destination alongside a note that lets them know their driver is deaf or hard-of-hearing.

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