Uber Announces All the Weird Things Left in Drivers’ Cars Last Year

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Some people share more in a ride-share than they intended to — such as their phone, keys and wallet.

Not because they were robbed, but because they simply left them in the driver’s vehicle. Those are among the items most commonly forgotten by busy travelers, according to the seventh annual Uber Lost & Found Index.

While a phone, keys and wallet are essential things to remember and hold on to, it’s also normal and pretty understandable to lose track of small things that might slip out of your pocket or bag in the hustle to a destination. A little bit weirder: a bidet.

That’s among the 50 most unusual things passengers left behind in the past year. So are a slushy machine, hamsters and a fire sword.

Here are more of the funny things people reportedly left behind in their ride:

  • “Blue cap that says ‘I love the smell of jet fuel in the morning'”
  • “My unicycle”
  • “Two painted rat traps”
  • “A slab of bluefin tuna for sushi”
  • “Two pet turtles”
  • “My calculator and my tacos”
  • “Fog machine”
  • “Small camping stove and my funeral pamphlets”
  • “Six cheesecakes”
  • “One Gucci loafer”

Just in case any of those sound familiar, this Uber webpage explains how to report and reclaim a lost item.

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