Feb. 6, 2024, 10:17 p.m. | Theo Wayt

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Amazon is working on several new safety features for Amazon Flex gig drivers who make deliveries in their own vehicles, the company said. The measures follow several incidents in which residents had shot Flex drivers or threatened them with guns, in many instances saying they had mistaken them for intruders.

Amazon is working on a feature in its app that would display Flex drivers’ pictures and names to customers, spokesperson Maya Vautier said. Other gig companies like Uber already offer …

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