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Source FOX 7 Miami
http://wsvn.o.miisolutions.net/WSVN_20150716223434003AA.mp4

1 year later and uber hasn't reimbursed any drivers in dade county for tickets! 51 $2000 citations have been sent to collections. 5 drivers have had liens assesed on their property....

A search of collier code enforcement shows more than half of the citations issued in Naples remain unpaid and many have been sent to collections!!!
 

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This may get them to make decision. In the email I posted on this forum there was no timeline as to when they would pay. I'd rephrase the headline to say "yet".

It seems to me they are trying to appeal the tickets before paying. But I agree, people should not have liens and credit issues because of this.
 

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This may get them to make decision. In the email I posted on this forum there was no timeline as to when they would pay. I'd rephrase the headline to say "yet".

It seems to me they are trying to appeal the tickets before paying. But I agree, people should not have liens and credit issues because of this.
That's what I was hoping for when I agreed to do the interview with them...but I'm still worried what is going to happen, any month now my unpaid fines could hit my credit report possibly even a lien...

I got my tickets before I joined this forum...I didn't know about how serious this could become...
 

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Wait.......what? SoBeUber, I thought you had a black car service that was doing well before uber came and that was one of the main reasons you have such a hard on about them.

If so, I assumed it was licensed too. If so, why would you have tickets?
 

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Wait.......what? SoBeUber, I thought you had a black car service that was doing well before uber came and that was one of the main reasons you have such a hard on about them.

If so, I assumed it was licensed too. If so, why would you have tickets?
I was licensed in collier, not dade county...
I went to miami to try out uber in the summer when they were paying 1.75+.25 before the first of two rounds of rate cuts I tried it for a few months before calling it quits as season was coming back to naples where I was getting 3.50/ mile $20 minimum plus tips...legally. .
 

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This tickets issue is a catch 22.
I know it's a lot of money, but keep in mind that you are at risk to lose just about everything by not paying your citations.
Do not trust Uber!
1.Why does my case show in a collection agency status? A case could be in a collection agency status for either of the following:

  1. A case has been delinquent for failing to pay fine and/or costs for more than 90 days; or
  2. A defendant failed to appear at an infraction court setting more than 90 days ago and the case remains open.
There are currently 3 possible collection agencies that can be assigned to a delinquent case. These agencies are:

  • Alliance One,
  • Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson, or
  • Penn Credit Corporation

Keep an eye on your case, it's your responsibility.
If, Uber fails to provide representation and payment, then you have a case against Uber to recoup all fees paid.

You can check your status here: https://www2.miami-dadeclerk.com/trafficapp/mobile/AllSearches.aspx
 

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Taken For a Ride
Craig Stevens

http://m.wsvn.com/article.html?hash.../www.wsvn.com/story/29568336/taken-for-a-ride

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WSVN -- Miami-Dade County has issued more than $2 million worth of fines against Uber drivers. Now that the company has pulled out of Broward County, drivers in Dade are afraid they're next. In tonight's special investigation, Craig Stevens tells us why drivers feel they may be taken for a ride.

Take Uber to or from MIA and you could be left waiting at the curb.

Yance Sanchez: "They stopped me here in the airport because I'm driving the Uber service."

7News was there as Yance was stopped while picking up a man flying in from Naples, Florida.

Yance Sanchez: "They gave me two citations, according to Miami-Dade County law, which I think is unfair. $1,010."

That's a total of $2,020 for just one trip to the airport. Hundreds of Uber drivers have received the same citations.

The first citation is for not having a "for hire" license. The second ticket is for failing to obtain a chauffeur registration.

Chris: "I know one guy who had earned $6,000 in fines and another $8,000 in fines."

Chris says he and other drivers didn't worry about the fines because Uber promised to pay them.

Chris: "Uber sent an email to all their drivers telling them if they were ever ticketed, they would pay the fines."

Gustavo Antunez: "I'm stuck with the $2,000. I don't have the money to pay that."

A Fort Lauderdale attorney has been hired by Uber to appeal more than 2,000 citations. Chris and Gustavo's are included in that group, but are nervous because they aren't being updated.

Gustavo Antunez: "The only email I get from them is OK. So we're going to cover you. We're going to pay for you but so far I don't get no answers."

Chris: "Contacting Uber is impossible. Uber does not have a phone number and I've never met an Uber employee in person."

Uber did have an office in Brickell but it's now empty, and drivers are worried that Uber's promises are empty too.

Chris: "Some of my fellow drivers actually have had their tickets go into collections and they're worried their credit history might be impacted."

Those fears are real.

County records show 51 Uber citations have been handed over to a collections agency, and five liens have been placed on the personal property of Uber drivers.

Gustavo Antunez: "The tickets not my problem. It's Uber problem."

But Miami-Dade County officials say it is the driver's problem.

Tere Florin: "We are ticketing the driver and that's where the responsibility lies. So, if for example, Uber were to leave Miami-Dade County, if they just determined they were not going to be providing services here, the ticket is the driver's responsibility."

An Uber spokesperson told us over the phone the company has no plans to leave Miami-Dade County. When asked if they were going to pay their drivers citations, Uber sent this statement. "Uber stands steadfast by our valued partners and their right to provide safe, reliable transportation to their neighbors and visitors."

That's not enough for drivers like Chris and Gustavo.

Gustavo Antunez: "Today, I'm going to start looking for another job because I don't know what is going to happen."
 

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Where did that anchor get the 2mms figure. That's a lot of tickets.
That's a total of $2,020 for just one trip to the airport. Hundreds of Uber drivers have received the same citations.
Chris: "I know one guy who had earned $6,000 in fines and another $8,000 in fines."
A Fort Lauderdale attorney has been hired by Uber to appeal more than 2,000 citations.
 

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Where did that anchor get the 2mms figure. That's a lot of tickets.
Miami International Airport (MIA) has issued a total of 1154 citations.
Month / Year
Uber Lyft
07/14 18 0
08/14 22 0
09/14 150 6
10/14 138 5
11/14 123 3
12/14 178 2
01/15 91 0
02/15 61 0
03/15 59 4
04/15 93 4
05/15 191 6
TOTAL 1124 30
RER/ For -Hire Transportation has issued a total of 1167 citations.

Month / Year Uber Lyft
05/14 0 8
06/14 36 22
07/14 92 8
08/14 139 10
09/14 163 7
10/14 135 6
11/14 123 6
12/14 96 2
01/15 101 4
02/15 33 0
03/15 42 0
04/15 52 2
05/15 77 3
TOTAL 1089 78
Combined MIA / RER total

Month / Year Uber Lyft
05/14 0 8
06/14 36 22
07/14 110 8
08/14 161 10
09/14 313 13
10/14 273 11
11/14 246 9
12/14 274 4
01/15 192 4
02/15 94 0
03/15 101 4
04/15 145 6
05/15 268 9
Grand Total 2213 108
ØLyft has closed/paid 11 citations, 2 are in collections, 8 voids and 87 are appealed.
ØUber has closed/paid 84 citations (26 of these issued by MIA), 51 are in collections (19 of these from MIA), 5 liens were placed (all from MIA), 14 voids and 2059 are appealed.

*INFORMATION FROM MIAMI-DADE COUNTY DEPT. OF REGULATORY & ECONOMIC RESOURCES*
 

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Miami International Airport (MIA) has issued a total of 1154 citations.
Month / Year
Uber Lyft
07/14 18 0
08/14 22 0
09/14 150 6
10/14 138 5
11/14 123 3
12/14 178 2
01/15 91 0
02/15 61 0
03/15 59 4
04/15 93 4
05/15 191 6
TOTAL 1124 30
RER/ For -Hire Transportation has issued a total of 1167 citations.

Month / Year Uber Lyft
05/14 0 8
06/14 36 22
07/14 92 8
08/14 139 10
09/14 163 7
10/14 135 6
11/14 123 6
12/14 96 2
01/15 101 4
02/15 33 0
03/15 42 0
04/15 52 2
05/15 77 3
TOTAL 1089 78
Combined MIA / RER total

Month / Year Uber Lyft
05/14 0 8
06/14 36 22
07/14 110 8
08/14 161 10
09/14 313 13
10/14 273 11
11/14 246 9
12/14 274 4
01/15 192 4
02/15 94 0
03/15 101 4
04/15 145 6
05/15 268 9
Grand Total 2213 108
ØLyft has closed/paid 11 citations, 2 are in collections, 8 voids and 87 are appealed.
ØUber has closed/paid 84 citations (26 of these issued by MIA), 51 are in collections (19 of these from MIA), 5 liens were placed (all from MIA), 14 voids and 2059 are appealed.

*INFORMATION FROM MIAMI-DADE COUNTY DEPT. OF REGULATORY & ECONOMIC RESOURCES*
POST #1,5,7,19/SoBeUber: A Very Gracious
"ThankYou" for keeping
ALL of UPNF abreast of this MOST EGRE-
GIOUSLY, BLATANT DUPLICITY foisted
upon Antipersonnel LLC's Drivership,
whilst the Circle-Jerking Fratty Boi "Vul-
ture Capitalists" snicker, while chanting
"Commodity!" to bolster their Felonious
Claim of being "FreeMarketers", and thus-
ly Guilt-Free in their "Lair in the Air" @1455 Market St.

How soon will Travis "catch a bullet?
Lord knows, he's waaaaaaay overdue.

Bison Righteously Upset.
 
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