This is how you can alert an emergency on all mobility platforms

Given the insecurity that exists on a day-to-day basis, mobility applications have developed different tools whose purpose is to warn of an emergency that is occurring within the platform.

In this sense, applications such as Uber, Didi, InDrive and Cabify have the possibility of making a call to the emergency line, in the event of a traffic accident or crime. Also, there is an ‘Emergency button’ on the main screen, which allows you to call the Police or available emergency services.

It is important to mention that the required documents should always be verified, no matter if you are a passenger or a driver. Among them, that the photo that appears in the service corresponds to the same person who is collecting it. In addition, the trip must be tracked in real time.

uber – Photo: UBER

It is also important to share the details of each trip with family or friends; And there are different ways to achieve it. For example, you can send text messages, emails or implement instant messaging applications.

In the same way, there is the operation of the PIN code, that allows additional verification when requesting the service.

Some applications have made the decision to make use of Artificial Intelligence, with the aim of implementing a passenger identity validation system through selfies.

The apps they also have a tool that identifies risk areas, informing the driver of the situation prior to accepting a trip.

In addition, all trips are geolocated, that is, each user can share the route in real time with family and friends.

mobility applications.
There is a possibility that the transport service through mobile applications will stop working in the country. Getty Images. – Photo: Getty Images
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The tool for Google Maps that can save money when traveling

It is no secret to anyone that there are different applications to reach any destination. However, many choose the apps offered by Google, that is, Google Maps, the most used by users, it does not matter if it is a short or long journey.

In that order of ideas, there is a tool little known to users, but that must be used with an external application, which aims to detail the journey of people in a simpler wayin order to save more money when traveling in a vehicle.

Now the name of the tool is router and it is only available as an extension for Google Chrome. However, very soon it will be available in the Play Store.

In this photo illustration a Google Maps logo seen displayed on a smartphone screen in Athens, Greece on March 25, 2022. (Photo by Nikolas Kokovlis/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Google Maps. – Photo: NurPhoto via Getty Images

Likewise, the operation is very simple, since you only have to create a route with several stops in Google Maps and immediately press the tool button in the browser extensions panel, that is, in the upper right part of Chrome. At that time, Routera will organize the fastest, most efficient and cheapest route.

This extension is very useful for delivery people, commercials, cyclists or people who make long trips. However, anyone can use it, especially when you want to travel to different parts of the city or country.

On the other hand, if the intention is to find a public toilet, the Flush – Find Public Toilets application must be installed through the Play Store with the following steps:

  • Install and accept the terms and conditions.
  • Enter the platform.
  • Select the upper right corner.
  • Lastly, look for the nearest public restrooms.
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It is worth mentioning that the services offered will appear with a toilet icon, which can be clicked to find out more information. In the same way, the user will be able to know if the bathroom has services for people with disabilities.

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