#UK Uber cars in Seattle will have a bright color-coded light to let you know which car is yours

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In Seattle, Uber is testing a new color-coding system to make sure you know exactly which car is yours, according to a blog post.

How does it work? Glad you asked.

When Seattleites hail a ride with select Uber drivers during this test, they’re prompted to pick a color.

A light bar on the Uber car will change colors accordingly, so you can pick your driver out of a crowd.

Uber is providing drivers with the so-called Spot bars during this test. They won’t light up until the driver is nearby.

And, apparently, a rider can hold down on their screen to make their phone light up the selected color, too.

Well, speaking as someone who’s almost gotten into a stranger’s car because I thought it was an Uber, that’s one way to make sure you know which one’s your ride. If it’s successful, presumably this Spot test will find its way beyond Seattle.

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