DON’T USE UBER: The Private Driver Company Just Made a New Policy Gun Owners Won’t Like

Published on June 20, 2015

Gun owners definitely won’t like Uber after their latest announcement on their new firearm policy.

Ride-hailing company Uber has changed its policy to prohibit drivers and passengers from carrying guns in cars for trips arranged using its digital service.

Uber’s updated legal page on its website includes a policy prohibiting “firearms of any kind in a vehicle” operated by an Uber driver, with violators potentially losing access to the app.

“We have adopted a no-firearms policy to ensure that both riders and drivers feel safe and comfortable on the platform,” Uber’s Matt McKenna said in a statement to the New Republic, which first reported the change in policy.

Read more: The Hill