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Rideshare was introduced in South Australia on 1 July 2016, allowing private vehicles to be used to provide a transport service, offered to passengers through an Accredited Booking Service, generally through a smartphone application.

Any person who has a full South Australian driver's licence, relevant police clearances and meets the minimum fitness requirements can apply to become a Rideshare driver.

If you are interested in applying as a Rideshare driver and you are the registered owner of the vehicle you will be using, you need both Driver and Operator Accreditation, and you will be responsible for your vehicle inspections, insurances and accreditation.

If you're not the registered owner of the vehicle, for example if you have arranged with a family member to use their car. The registered owner of the vehicle is the person legally responsible for its use as a passenger transport vehicle and is required to have operator accreditation, and must arrange vehicle insurances to cover the rideshare driver.
 

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Accreditation and Licensing Centre staff claim that Uber has not established themself as a valid Centralised Booking Services (CBS) provider, therefore no one can apply for the operator accreditation for Uber at the moment, can anyone confirm?
 

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Accreditation and Licensing Centre staff claim that Uber has not established themself as a valid Centralised Booking Services (CBS) provider, therefore no one can apply for the operator accreditation for Uber at the moment, can anyone confirm?
I heard earlier in the week that uber may not have done the necessary paperwork as yet but I cannot confirm this,
uber did comment publicly though that they were loathe to comply with the regulations
 

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here is a copy of an email from uber regarding new regulations. ( thanks to UberNow )

Dear (my name)

New regulations that cover ridesharing in South Australia have come into effect. This official recognition of the ridesharing industry, and its place in our city, is a result of the great service provided to the people of Adelaide every day.

As the new regulations come into effect, we wanted to help you access the right information you need to understand what this means for you. The Department of Planning Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) has developed this web page explaining the new processes and how to work with them.

We will continue to work with DPTI to make this process as easy as possible for you and will keep you updated on progress around this as it comes to hand. As you can imagine, the volume of enquiries they will be managing could mean there are some delays so we thank you for your patience.

If you want to contact DPTI directly to ask them questions on the new regulations, you can reach them on 7109 8117 or at[email protected]. You can also visit the Accreditation and Licensing Centre in person at 71 Richmond Rd, Mile End.

Thank you for your support and for keeping Adelaide moving.

Tom White

General Manager, Uber Adelaide

https://www.sa.gov.au/topics/transp...r-transport/driver-and-operator-accreditation

UberNow, Wednesday at 12:11 AM
 

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And after this wonderful email they may not be accredited. This could result in big fine for Uber
 
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