BEST Undertaking issues new sets of guidelines to ensure social distancing on board the vehicle post first phase of unlock
Across all other cities, Ola will be regularly sanitising cars and monitoring the driver's health status as part of its '10 steps to a safer ride' initiative
Adhering to MHA guidelines, cab aggregator issues precautionary measures for driver-partners and customers for smooth rides
'Ola Emergency' has mapped hospitals on its app for patients with ailments other than novel Coronavirus, at nominal fares
'We will provide vehicles as per the BMC's requirements. They will send us details regarding the number of vehicles they want and we will work out a plan accordingly,' a source said
The partnership will also support the government's objective of keeping hundreds of millions of Indians at home to contain the spread of COVID-19
Ola Foundation has also launched a crowdfunding campaign, allowing citizens to help the families of drivers
Ola continues to reiterate the importance of practicing recommended personal hygiene through a dedicated preparedness module for driver-partners.
Railway officials says blankets will not be provided to passengers for the time being.
The Coronavirus scare has reached to Pune as well. Divisional commissioner Deepak Mhaisekar reportes that two people tested positive for Coronavirus in Pune who landed in Mumbai on 1st March 2020 from Dubai and took Ola cab to Pune.
Both Western Railway and Central Railway officials said trains are running for over 22 hours and there are no plans to run extra services
Private cab aggregator Ola said they will be deploying Safety Scouts across cities, including Mumbai on New Year's Eve.
Mumbai covered a total distance of 806 million km, only behind Delhi and Bengaluru who covered 1 billion and 900 million respectively
Customers can also alert police authorities and their loved ones in parallel through the Emergency button on the app
Rao could not figure out whether the driver was falling asleep because he was tired or under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
The individuals were rewarded for having the best customer ratings owing to minimal ride cancellations and high ride acceptance in the past six months
Ashraf Ansari, the driver almost ran into other motorists and pedestrians when he brought his fast-moving car to screeching halt
Ola and Uber cab drivers also went on an indefinite strike from Saturday morning
Ola said it intends to host a fleet of 20,000 cars by 2020 to build and scale up the Ola Drive service across several Indian cities
The partyâs vice president stood by the finance ministerâs comment that emergence of cab services did impact the automobile industry as millennials found shared mobility convenient