Travel is constantly evolving and there always seem to be new, easier and efficient ways to conduct business while on-the-go. However, as the industry evolves, it’s important for travelers and businesses to stay up-to-date on new services and best practices to efficiently communicate with employees and ensure overall safety. One of the newest means of transportation are rideshare apps and while these services have brought ease, convenience, and peace of mind to millions of people both in the United States and abroad, they certainly have posed their own set of security concerns for both travelers and travel program managers.
As some recent incidents have demonstrated, travelers looking to take advantage of rideshare services must be vigilant of their surroundings before entering a car, regardless of the safety features that the app may provide. There are a number of steps travelers can take to ensure their own safety before entering the car.