Returning to operation in the new normal state, a large number of drivers participated in receiving pick-ups – Screenshot at 10:30 am on November 18 in Ho Chi Minh City
Be is the first application to reopen the 2-wheeler service in Ho Chi Minh City. Gojek announced the reopening of GoRide on November 19, and Grab is also preparing to return to its two-wheeler hailing service.
As noted on the Be app, hundreds of BeBike drivers are displayed on the app screen, and customers who book a ride have a driver to pick up the car. Although not disclosing the number of drivers during the first time of resumption, Be said that all drivers had received at least 1 vaccination and were trained to comply with 5K principles and regulations on epidemic prevention and control. .
“The quick resumption of the 2-wheeler service is to meet the increasing travel demand of people after the lockdown. Be has many forms of cashless payment via credit cards, electronic wallets, etc. … and Cake by VP Bank digital bank with many promotions for customers instead of using cash” – Be representative shared.
As noted by Tuoi Tre Online, many technology motorbike taxi drivers of Gojek and Be services have made their first trips after a long time of being “closed”. Many drivers could not hide their joy when they returned to practice and also “restored” their familiar livelihood.
Previously, on the night of November 17, Gojek’s driver partners and users received a notice that the GoRide 2-wheel ride-hailing service will officially resume operations from 0:00 on November 19.
The driver watched the technology hug to make the first rides after a long pause – Photo: NGOC THIEN
A Gojek representative said that all driver partners are required to comply with the 5K principle and have received at least 1 dose of the vaccine after 14 days or have recovered from COVID-19 as prescribed by the authorities. Information about the vaccination status of the driver partner will be displayed on the Gojek app when the user books a GoRide ride.
In addition, in order to ensure that all driver partners comply with the wearing of masks, this application also implemented a new feature on the driver-specific app, requiring driver partners to take a photo to confirm wearing. If you wear a mask, you can log in to your account to start the day’s activities. The service also encourages users to adopt cashless payment methods to limit exposure.
Meanwhile, the feature of booking motorbike taxi services on Grab application has not been reopened. Talking to Tuoi Tre Online, a Grab representative only said that “we are preparing the final steps to be ready to reopen the GrabBike service with no more than 50% of vehicles in Ho Chi Minh City in accordance with the regulations of the authorities. “.
Gojek said that according to the regulations of Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport, 2-wheel technology vehicles are allowed to operate again with the number of no more than 50% of the unit’s vehicles and comply with epidemic prevention measures. Following these requirements, tens of thousands of Gojek driver-partners are fully qualified and ready to resume operations. The firm is in the process of making a list of vehicles and vehicle drivers that are managing and expected to operate to send to the Department of Transport of Ho Chi Minh City for updating on the Department’s website.
“In the evening of November 17, we sent a notice to Gojek’s driver partners and users that the GoRide 2-wheeler service will officially resume operations from November 19,” Gojek said. .
In addition to returning to the 2-wheeler service, on November 18, Gojek also officially launched the 4-wheel vehicle service GoCar Protect in Ho Chi Minh City.
Accordingly, all GoCar Protect cars are equipped with an air purifier, disinfectant solution and a protective shield between the driver and passengers, helping to prevent the spread of the virus.
Information about the driver’s vaccination status and GoCar Protect’s above-mentioned epidemic prevention equipment is displayed on the Gojek application when the user books a GoCar trip..