(CNN) – Uber says it received nearly six-thousand reports of sexual assault in 2017 and 2018.
The ride-sharing company released its highly-anticipated safety report on Thursday.
Uber says it received 5,981 sexual assault reports, including reports 464 reports of rape.
But the company notes 99 point 9 percent of all rides are incident free.
Uber first pledged to release the report nearly a year ago.
Since then the company has stepped up safety measures to help protect riders — including conducting annual background checks on drivers.
Uber went public in may but warned investors in its IPO paperwork about the report, which it said could negatively impact its brand.
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