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Woman Drives from Pune to Mumbai After Uber Driver Falls Asleep:- In a shocking incident, a 28-year-old woman was forced to drive an Uber cab after she watched the driver falling asleep in her journey from Pune to Mumbai. The incident took place on February 21st and it saw the light after the passenger Tejaswini Divya Naik posted the video on her social media page. Tejaswini Divya booked a cab from Pune to her Mumbai home in Andheri at 1 PM on February 21st. She said that the driver was on call for much time and she warned him several times.
thanking god I’m alive right now and I wasn’t asleep when this happened & that I know how to drive.@Uber @Uber_Support @Uber_India I am seething with anger right now. how dare they drive if they’re not well rested? how dare they put anyone else’s life at risk?— tejaswinniethepooh (@teja_main_hoon_) February 21, 2020
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He started falling asleep and Tejaswini Divya noted this. Then the driver offered her to drive the car and he said that he needed a nap. Tejaswini Divya wanted the driver to take a nap for one hour but she ended up driving the car till Mumbai. She clicked pictures and video of the driver when he was sleeping. She tagged Uber along with the video she posted on her twitter handle. Tejaswini Divya said that the driver woke up and took the duty before half an hour near to Mumbai. Uber is said to be taking disciplinary action against the driver.