Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Jewish Business News

Court

Atlanta Cabbies Sue Uber

atlanta taxi

Uber certainly fits the description of a “disruptive app.” Now cab drivers all over are in arms (“You talkin’ to me?”) about what this disruptive technology actually disrupts; their livelihoods. Drivers who work for Uber don’t have regulations and insurance fees to contend with, unlike regular cab drivers, and this has led to several lawsuits. 

Uber reached a deal in New Orleans where its luxury service is allowed, but its regular UberX was seen as interference with the business of regular cabbies. In New Orleans, these limos and sedans from Uber must have a minimum of $15 per ride, compared with $8 in New York City.

Now Atlanta cabbies are following suit, literally,  and are trying to limit the competition from Uber. Cases like this are likely to increase; currently Uber is used in 60 U.S. cities.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Newsletter

Advertisement

You May Also Like

World News

In the 15th Nov 2015 edition of Israel’s good news, the highlights include:   ·         A new Israeli treatment brings hope to relapsed leukemia...

empty

The contract signed between the Israeli government and Pfizer shows clearly and unequivocally that this is a clinical study on humans - The agreement...

Travel

After two decades without a rating system in Israel, at the end of 2012 an international tender for hotel rating was published.  Invited to place bids...

Business

Now Platika joins and elite club of $10 billion plus Israeli firms.

Advertisement
cialis cialis satış