The state association with the heft of a national one will host operators from around California and the nation on Dec. 3.
Uber and Lyft are aggressively campaigning against a proposed state legislative crackdown on the gig economy.
They are enlisting drivers and lobbyists to help weaken AB 5, a bill that would make it harder for companies to label workers as independent contractors instead of employees — a common practice that has allowed businesses to skirt state and federal labor laws. The bill passed the state Assembly last month with overwhelming support and is now headed to the California Senate for a vote at the end of the summer.
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The Department of Labor reportedly has been trying to get unpaid employment taxes from the TNC going back as far as 2015.
Despite severe damage, rear portions of the passenger compartment remained relatively intact, maintaining space for occupants to survive.
Legislators are looking at a new California law that is receiving pushback from Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash.
Owners believe it’s just another hurdle since they’re already registered with the public service commission and DOT.
The TNCs want voters to give them a break after the historic passing of AB 5.
A newly released report along with court documents provides more details about the accident.
If the City Council approves a proposed $3 tax on solo ridehail trips downtown, the city would top all others in the U.S.
Matt Daus, an expert on ground transportation regulation and technology, will be one of four panelists giving their take on the future of transportation.
Chicago is the only city that requires TNCs to notify regulators within 48 hours of deactivating a driver due to public safety concerns.
The governor signs a safety measure strongly supported by the Greater California Livery Association.
Operator Kevin Barwell points out the stretch involved in last year's fatal crash was nearly 20 years old and technology has changed since then.
The New York senator says he will introduce a bill to require seat belts, stricter requirements for seats, and other safety features.
A safety analysis report recommends required lap/shoulder belts for every seated passenger position in stretches.
OCT. LCT Editor's Edge: The outcome helps preserve the legal luxury ground transportation industry while clarifying the debate over fairness and rules.
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