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  1. Brisbane
    If DIDi wants to avoid cancellations then they need to put the quote amount in the request also. Making drivers accept a job before seeing a quote is in direct disagreement with QLD contract worker fairness laws. If Uber deactivates or punishes drivers for cancellations they two are in direct...
  2. Chicago
    The new law that goes into effect July 1st makes it illegal to touch our phones to accept a ride if not in park. Please, please tell me I am wrong.
  3. Advice
    https://kidsridesafe.org/map.html It can be a challenge to figure out what the rules are for transporting your kids in a rideshare vehicle. Laws are different from state to state, and they aren't all crystal clear on who should be doing what. The guidelines below can help keep your children...
  4. Chicago
    Short version: Is stopping in the middle of traffic to pick up or drop off passengers illegal? If so, what should ordinary citizens do about it, if anything? Long version: I often encounter rideshare and taxi drivers who wait for passengers in the middle of the road with their hazard lights on...
  5. Complaints
    https://www.jacobinmag.com/2018/09/uber-misclassification-gig-economy-taxi-workers-alliance
  6. Minneapolis
    https://wlwt.com/article/woman-hit-by-teens-on-bird-scooters-sparks-call-for-stricter-regulations/22859596 They are everywhere, taking up short distance requests and users are breaking the law! Woman hit by teens on Bird Scooters sparks call for stricter regulations. The rules suggest...
  7. Philadelphia
    http://www.sungazette.com/news/top-news/2018/05/lyfts-dash-signs-illegal-despite-many-drivers-assumptions/ Lighted signs are a tool of the trade for those who provide on-demand transportation, but local Lyft drivers report they were never warned they are illegal in Pennsylvania. Lyft, an...
  8. San Francisco
    https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/herrera-investigates-uber-lyft-over-driver-pay-and-benefits-300655892.html SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2018/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- City Attorney Dennis Herrera today issued subpoenas to Uber and Lyft to turn over records on whether they classify drivers...
  9. Chicago
    *Not my car I think Uber makes us pick up riders with potential service animals, because of state laws prohibiting discriminiation. So even "Is that a service animal?" is forbidden. In this driver's case (see pic), do they have Uber by the short hairs to replace the whole back seat, scratched...
  10. Atlanta
    The Georgia General Assembly late Thursday approved House Bill 673, which would require drivers to use hands-free technology when using cell phones and other electronic devices while driving. But "hands free" isn't as clear cut as it sounds. Here's a look at what would and would not be allowed...
  11. News
    https://www.seattletimes.com/business/uber-vows-to-abide-by-law-in-el-salvador-after-govt-warning/ SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) - Uber vowed Friday to adhere to transportation laws in El Salvador after a top official warned that the ride-hailing service must cease operations in the country...
  12. News
    http://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-brazil/uber-scrambles-to-head-off-brazil-bill-regulating-ride-software-idUSKBN1CZ2Q3 BRASILIA (Reuters) - Hundreds of drivers for the internet based ride-hailing firm Uber drove through Brazil's largest cities on Monday to protest legislation that would...
  13. News
    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-41604498 Uber has backed down from its threat to leave the Canadian province of Quebec over new rules it felt were too restrictive. The ride-sharing company, based in San Francisco, was due to halt its operations in the province on Saturday. Uber...
  14. New York State
    If you have not already encountered a parent with a young child, but no Child Safety Seat (car seat), then you soon will. The parent will beg you to transport them, despite the HUGE RISK to you, the driver. You may feel compassionate, but is that or a couple of dollars worth the terrible...
  15. News
    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-09-27/saudi-women-getting-wheels-may-be-boost-for-toyota-blow-to-uber The ultraconservative kingdom of Saudi Arabia has issued an order allowing women to drive, ending a long-standing policy that's cast an unflattering light on the country's...
  16. News
    https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/07/04/business/uber-ecj-europe-france.html?referer=https://www.google.com/ LONDON - Uber suffered a blow to its expansion plans in Europe on Tuesday after a senior adviser to the region's highest court said that the ride-hailing service should have to abide by...
  17. Autonomous
    http://www.cnbc.com/2017/02/26/a-series-of-us-state-laws-could-prevent-uber-or-google-from-operating-self-driving-cars.html
  18. News
    http://www.businessinsider.com/uber-is-being-sued-for-at-least-20-million-in-vat-2017-2 Jolyon Maugham QC.Jolyon Maugham A respected UK lawyer is suing Uber for alleged unpaid VAT. Jolyon Maugham thinks Uber owes around £20 million in VAT from 2015 alone. Uber lost a similar case in Australia...
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