Uber will now deactivate riders with below average ratings

Jerks of the world, listen up: for years, you’ve been misbehaving in the back seats of Ubers without consequence. Your drivers are sick of it. They give you low ratings, but it never seemed to matter. Now, those days are over. Today, the ride-hail company announced that anyone with a “below average rating” risks deactivation from the app.
This is a fear that drivers know well. Since Uber first launched, drivers have known that low ratings from riders can lead to deactivation. Now, the tables are being turned, with Uber saying it will start deactivating riders who can’t seem to improve their behavior.
According to Kate Parker, head of safety brand and initiatives at Uber:
Riders may lose access to Uber if they develop a significantly…

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