Industry leader Scott Solombrino calls the measure ‘crazy’ and a ‘crisis’ for luxury transportation operators.
You might not realize it, but your taxi choice — go with tradition or punch an app? — puts you right in the middle of a debate about the future of work, technology and who regulates whom.
Last month, the London transit authority dropped a bombshell. It was not going to renew Uber’s 5-year-old license, it said, because the Silicon Valley corporation was not a “fit and proper” company to run a taxi service. The authorities revealed few specifics but said Uber had failed to report serious criminal offenses allegedly committed by its drivers. They also said Uber was not conducting rigorous background and medical checks on its operators.
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A package of bills passed Aug. 8 will shake up for-hire transportation in New York City.
AUG. LCT: Before vehicles can ditch the drivers, government and manufacturers face plenty of challenges to bring it all about.
The city plans to enforce a limit on the number of private ground transportation vehicles allowed.
A study found women and less experienced drivers were more likely to use cellphones and drive at the same time.
JULY LCT: With the new ELD mandate, motorcoach operators must consider having backup drivers available.
A report proposes commercial drivers in New York City get a wage floor of $17.22 per hour.
Passengers and tour guides were cited for public consumption, cannabis possession, clean air violations, and unlawful acts.
The trade group would like the FMCSA to either fix or rescind a proposed lease and interchange requirement.
The city wants to require security guards and cameras on all buses where alcohol is consumed.
The actress and activist spoke on Tucker Carlson Tonight about Uber hiring sex offenders and exploiting their drivers.
As of May 31, 2018, here's what you need to know if your chauffeurs use a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) for personal use while off-duty.
The companies are also being asked for information on wages, paid sick leave, and health care expenditures for any drivers viewed as employees.
The annual Limousine Association of New Jersey fundraiser has long served as a role model for industry togetherness.
Operator and former UMA chairman Dale Krapf promotes motorcoaches to a Congressional subcommittee.
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