Uber will now report crimes directly to the police in a radical effort to show it takes safety seriously

Uber will now report crimes directly to the police in a radical effort to show it takes safety seriously

An Uber driver in California. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters Uber, fighting to gain its licence back to operate in London, has introduced major changes to its business. It will now start reporting serious incidents directly to the police, after being criticised for leaving the reporting to victims. It will also offer a 24-hour phone service for riders…