BUMP™ aspires to provide a service which people can use to connect and interact safely with their fellow drivers and friends. BUMP has implemented many safety and privacy controls to enable you to share your information with only the people you want to. Making sure you can use our service safely is highly important to us.
One of the most important ways BUMPers use the service is to help each other out.
Drivers can use BUMP to notify each other of potential car problems, using BUMP to prevent accidents and save lives. Here are just a few examples of helpful messages BUMPers can send:
Your cell number will not be released to other drivers; it will appear on their screens as your license plate number. You will have the option to accept or reject all messages before you review them, and you can cut off contact with anyone at any time.
You are encouraged to report any inappropriate content to BUMP. If a user has too many reports against him, BUMP will permanently block him from the service. The BUMP team takes these reports very seriously and will remove inappropriate users from the site.
Though BUMP places the utmost importance on user safety, we cannot control all scenarios and do not assume responsibility for your personal safety. Please use caution and common sense at all times when using our service. Beware of those who may abuse the service to harass drivers or draw them into dangerous situations. Report all malicious use to the BUMP team immediately. Use the following tips to help keep you safe:
You can personalize your profile so that you can send and receive only the information you want to. You can select to receive messages from all contacts, or only some contacts. You can also block your license plate completely from receiving messages.
BUMP encourages you to use your phone in a safe and sensible manner at all times, especially while driving. Remember to avoid distractions, keep your hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road. Some jurisdictions regulate phone use while driving. Familiarize yourself with your local regulations and always remember to obey the law. Here are some tips for using your phone safely while on the road:
States vary on their laws regarding cell phones while driving. Check the maps below to see the cell phone and driving laws for your state.