Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi has rolled out a series of features aimed at curbing bad behavior among drunk passengers, marking the latest security enhancement aimed at both users and drivers.

Drivers are permitted to report drunk passengers and cancel their trips should they threaten the safety of themselves or the driver. However, they must complete the journey if a drunk passenger’s behavior isn’t perceived as being dangerous.

The company implemented the policy in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen’s non-premium services as a pilot project yesterday (Dec. 10). It will be soliciting feedback from drivers and passengers at the same time.

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Runhua Zhao

Runhua Zhao is a technology reporter based in Beijing. Connect with her via email: runhuazhao@technode.com