Transport Ministry recommends putting Uber drivers on same footing as taxis

Fiona Rotherham
Mon, 14 Dec 2015

By Fiona Rotherham Dec. 14 (BusinessDesk) - Uber would have to operate under the same rules as taxis and the current rules governing pricing would be wiped under new regulations recommended by the Ministry of Transport today, which have found favour with taxi operators. The review of regulations covering small passenger services, begun at the start of the year, has outlined five options and recommended one with fewer rules that apply to all operators in the sector. That include taxis, private hire cars, shuttles, dial-a-driver, and ride-s...

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