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Peace of mind when your child needs a lift

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Need a lift for your child but you’re worried about their safety? There’s an app for that! Found in the d6 Connect app, the new community-based ride-sharing service creates a lifting network with other parents in your community. Let your child ‘zipalong’!

Juggling work with taking your children to school and sport has always been tricky, but today’s insanely busy schedules make it even more challenging. It’s no wonder so many parents feel overwhelmed. On top of this, you’re worried about the safety of your kids and don’t want them to get in a car with just anyone.

The new ride sharing service in the d6 Connect app make it easy and safe. Basically, it connects parents who need lifts for the children on a particular day with parents who have extra space in their car. As a bonus, the app creates extra revenue opportunities for driving parents.

How it works:

Your Gr 7 daughter needs to be collected from school, but you have a video meeting scheduled with a very important client. You hop on d6 Connect, go to Rides, look for and find a parent within the community who is already picking up their child at the same time. When the driving parent arrives, she also picks up your child. In the app, your child is called a Zipalong. You get notified of every step along the way for extra peace of mind.

The new ridesharing service in d6 Connect allows parents to:

  • Connect with driving parents on the d6 Connect app in the same community.
  • Book a ride for a specific day or create a trip when you have space in your vehicle.
  • Decide who your child will be traveling with or who travels with you.
  • Track all trips. You will receive notifications alerting you when your child has been picked up and/or dropped off and will also be able to track your child’s journey on a map via live tracking.
  • Pre-book trips and share the details of the trip with your child.
  • Edit or cancel trips ahead of time.

Grab a ride in the d6 Connect app! If your school doesn’t have it yet, ask them about it so that you can also benefit from this exciting new service.

Convenient, easy and safe, the ride sharing service, powered by Zipalong, in d6 Connect allows you to be part of the future of school transportation. For more information visit: www.d6.co.za/rides or email support@zipalong.co.za.

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