Lyft, Like Uber, Will Also Now Require Drivers and Passengers Wear Face Coverings

Photo: Isaac Brekken (Getty Images)Lyft, which has somehow spent the last few months of the coronavirus pandemic merely suggesting passengers and drivers wear face coverings, said on Thursday that it will soon make it a requirement.Per CNN, the app will request that both parties agree to a “personal health certification” within a few weeks. Said…

Lyft, Like Uber, Will Also Now Require Drivers and Passengers Wear Face Coverings

Photo: Isaac Brekken (Getty Images)Lyft, which has somehow spent the last few months of the coronavirus pandemic merely suggesting passengers and drivers wear face coverings, said on Thursday that it will soon make it a requirement.Per CNN, the app will request that both parties agree to a “personal health certification” within a few weeks. Said update will inform them that they need to wear masks, avoid the Lyft service if they have symptoms related to the coronavirus, and abide by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local guidelines on preventing the spread of the virus. That means rolling down windows where possible and not allowing riders in the front of a vehicle. Drivers will have to recertify the agreement every day, while riders will have to pinkie promise to respect those terms once a week, according to CNN. Violators may be subject to suspension from the Lyft platform.Mirroring a now-familiar business script about the coronavirus pandemic, Lyft vice president of global operations A
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