MARCH 2 2020 - 4:30 am
'I'm a human being': Man calls for better Uber driver education after guide dog refusals
A Canberra man has called for...
By David Shepardson
WASHINGTON, Jan 22 (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Department on Wednesday proposed new rules aimed at preventing passengers from falsely claiming their pets are service animals aboard U.S...
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First Call: High School Student, obviously under 18, going to school WITH HER MOTHER.
Second Call: Picked up Lady and her infant at a Hotel. HAD A CAR SEAT!
Third Call: Woman with a Service dog......WITH A BLANKET TO PUT OVER THE SEAT!
Not a bad start to an amazingly slow day.
Extract from ACT Government media release:
New laws to promote respect and care for animals in the ACT
Business was slow yesterday so I stopped at a Mexican food place to eat. Right after I got my food the wife calls and says there is a movie at the theater, starting very soon, wanna go? Sure.
Wrapped up my food, jetted out. I knew there would be 15 minutes of previews, I could wolf down my food...
Article in the Canberra Times by Finbar O'Mallon.
First three paragraphs:
A blind man refused service by a taxi driver because of his guide...
I was wrongly deactivated from Uber because a PAX lied and said that I refused a service animal. The PAX never indicated that the dog was anything other than a pet and I didn't want the wet and dirty dog to get into my car. It was raining outside.
The PAX also indicated that it was ok to...
Gave a ride today to a woman with a service dog. I could tell immediately that it was legit.
Before getting in, she asked me where was I okay with the dog. I have a Fit, and put the back seats up so it could sit on the floor.
Surprisingly, it was a simple, plain vanilla experience
*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...
Here it is! The ultimate service dog guide (it's long, you've been warned hehe). The result of years of education and training on the ADA (with a focus on service dogs for obvious reasons), and the culmination of many, many posts here on the subject. Title III of the ADA: Public Accommodations...
Uber has included the above in-app message about assistance animals.
The link takes you to Uber's Assistance Animal Policy (Australia/New Zealand): https://www.uber.com/en-AU/legal/policies/service-animal-policy/au/.
This policy was last updated on 7 July 2017.
This policy includes a statement...
I got a ride request and a young lady texted me to tell me she had a LARGE service dog. I texted her back to let her know I have a SMALL car (Nissan Juke). She responded: “No problem”. When I got there, she brought out a harlequin GREAT DANE!! :eek:
This was not a dog, it was a small pony...
'They're s---ing all over': Scenes from a world taken over by fake service animals
In-flight dog attacks, Wal-Marts splattered with poop and, yes, dogs with emotional support dogs...
Took a Lyft today, over the river and through the woods, to grandmother's house.
The driver was blind, but it was okay because their service dog rode up front.
On a serious note, saw lots of law enforcement out looking for speeders and drunks. Watch out for speed traps if you drive this...
You can help people with disabilities by welcoming their service animals into your car.
The Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, prohibits discrimination of any kind against people with disabilities and their service animals. In accordance with this law and Uber's policies, refusal to...
Start by reading https://uberpeople.net/threads/advice-for-new-drivers.99316/ and
New York State specific information
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