Uber And Lyft Are Dropping Mask Mandate For Drivers And Customers

Both Uber and Lyft will no longer require drivers and passengers to wear face masks following a new ruling enacted by U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle in Tampa, Florida.

The mandate “violates the procedures required for agency rulemaking,” said Mizelle.

Uber Passengers who are uncomfortable riding with unmasked drivers can cancel their rides and receive a full refund.

To that end, customers must call the company’s cancelation team and explain why they do not want to take the ride.

The company still recommends both drivers and riders wear a mask. “Masks are no longer required, but they’re still recommended,” the company wrote.

“The CDC still recommends wearing

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