Please Note: From this release onwards, the minimum version required is Android 6. Devices with an earlier version will be unable to install this release and any future updates. However, we strongly recommend using Android 10 or above for the best experience.
Here you will find the latest features, improvements, and bug fixes for Driver Companion.
To ensure you have the best experience using our product, we recommend updating to the latest version available.
Note: The features available to you will depend on the configuration and the current version of the Driver Companion you're using.
Drivers can now automatically bid on Active work based on criteria they set based on Zones or Capabilities.
Automatic Follow on Booking
Follow on Bookings can now be automatically dispatched to drivers who are soon to clear. This will reduce time between bookings for drivers and reduce the need for operator involvement.
Passenger Reliability: New Icon
A new icon will be displayed to drivers on the job offer screen and after accepting to show passenger reliability.
Bid for Prebooking Notification
A new notification will be sent to drivers at 10 minute intervals when there are any new pre-bookings available for the driver to bid on.
Cancellation Fees: Improved Visibility
A new message will be displayed on Driver Companion if a driver is on a job and they receive a cancellation fee for it.
Cancellations will now show in Job History of Driver Companion.
Bid for Prebooking: Prevent Late Bookings
A new message will be displayed to drivers if they are unable to meet the pickup time if they have a prebooking assigned they may be late for.
Drivers can now release a pre-booking to themselves while off-shift.
Bid for Prebooking: Bidding offline
Drivers can now bid for pre booked jobs while they are offline.
Fixed: Issue with Zone Changes being shown to driver to review before logging out.
Fixed: Issues with Automatic Day and Night theme not working as expected.
Fixed: Issue where driver could not bid for prebookings after finishing a break.
Fixed: Issue with some drivers unable to swipe on the task bar when in destination mode.
Fixed: Issue with the Booking ID not incrementing on Driver Companion.
Fixed: Issue with incentives screen was preventing user from progressing a booking if the meter was running.
Fixed: Issue with the option to swipe on the job offer screen.
Fixed: Issue with the order of active bids was not being displayed correctly.
Fixed: Issue with the Active Bid tab being displayed to drivers when the feature was not enabled.
Fixed: Issue with short break not counting down the time and refreshing correctly.
Fixed: Issue with the external meter causing an obstruction to the swipe bar.