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Vaccine mandate for rideshares?

Oliver Lewis
Thu, 14 Oct 2021

Professor Michael Baker supports the idea of vaccine mandates for rideshare drivers. (Image: Deposit Photos).
Oliver Lewis
Thu, 14 Oct 2021
Rideshare companies aren’t committing to a vaccine requirement for drivers, opting instead for education and voluntary buy-in.As well as inquiring about a vaccine mandate, BusinessDesk also asked Uber, Zoomy and Ola if they could provide an option on their apps for customers to opt for rides from vaccinated drivers only.It was “certainly something”, they would look at a Zoomy spokesman said. But the company would instead wait for further guidance from Waka Kotahi, the NZ Transport Agency, and health authorities.Professor Micha...

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