As more people turn to Uber and Lyft for rides, many were frustrated to learn that those drivers weren’t allowed to pick up passengers at Los Angeles International Airport. That changed Tuesday when Los Angeles City Council gave the ride-hailing services the green light for the LAX arrivals section.
A federal judge has ruled California taxicab companies can sue competitor Uber over advertising statements that it offers the safest rides on the road.
The vote came amid loud objections from taxi companies, as speaker after speaker told a packed audience in front of Airport Commissioners not to allow Uber or any other transportation networking company like them to pick up passengers at LAX.
Uber has been fined $7.3 million after a judge found that the company refused to give California regulators information about the ride-hailing company’s business practices, including accident details and how accessible vehicles are to disabled riders.
Drivers for Uber and other ride-sharing services are celebrating what is considered to be a major legal victory.
Juries will have to decide whether drivers for Uber and Lyft were independent contractors, or employees of the ride-hailing companies with all of the protections and benefits the state affords regular workers.
If you’ve ever waited for an Uber ride that never came it may be because you’re on Uber’s blacklist.
More than 50 Los Angeles-based Uber drivers assembled in a North Hollywood parking lot Tuesday night to voice their displeasure with continued cuts in their takehome pay.
Drivers providing services for ride-sharing companies such as Lyft and Uber would have to carry a minimum level of insurance under a compromise the state Senate approved Wednesday.
From Uber to Lyft and everything in between, a new breed of ride-sharing has rolled into Southern California.
Web-based car-sharing companies will have to make sure drivers undergo training and criminal background checks and have commercial liability insurance under rules approved by California regulators.