One city is already taking action so it doesn’t happen again.
Jersey City wants to require all rideshare vehicles to have illuminated signs for passengers.
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“It’s a national trend right now to ask ‘What’s my name?’ Ask that before you get in. You’re about to get into a car, a confined area with someone you really don’t know. So, what’s the description, what’s the license plate, what’s my name?” MacNamara explained.
Chief MacNamara also said don’t be on autopilot.
Pay attention as you’re getting in the car and always let someone know where you’re going.