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Posted: March 30, 2017

Uber reveals list of weirdest things left in cars, most forgetful cities

The Uber app on a driver's phone that connects him with people seeking rides. (Damon Higgins / The Palm Beach Post)
Damon Higgins / The Palm Beach Post
The Uber app on a driver's phone that connects him with people seeking rides. (Damon Higgins / The Palm Beach Post)

By Sarah Elsesser, Palm Beach Post

People Uber everywhere and often leave things behind, so the ride-share company decided to launch the The Uber Lost & Found Index on Wednesday. 

It details everything from the most common items lost to the most unique ones. It even cites the most forgetful cities and, yes, Florida made the list. 

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The most common left-behind objects are phones, glasses, wallets and sunglasses, but there were also some bizarre items left behind.

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Uber said people forgot a lobster, a smoke machine, a bulletproof vest, an elf cut-out, a Taser, a vacuum, a grill set and 42 other bizarre objects. 

The company also ranked the most forgetful cities in North America. At the top of the list is Los Angeles, followed by New York City, San Francisco, Chicago, Miami, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Boston, Toronto and, rounding out the top 10, Dallas.

For reference, it created a video to give users a how-to guide to retrieve items lost in an Uber:


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