Uber banned from another country

Ride-hailing Apps Uber and Careem have been banned from operating in Egypt following a lawsuit filed against the firms by a group of traditional taxi drivers, according to a report in Xinhuanet . The decision was handed down on Tuesday 20 March at an Egyptian court. The lawsuit filed by the traditional taxi drivers accused the two companies of breaking traffic laws by using private vehicles for commercial purposes. Both companies are likely to appeal the decision at a high court, but for now the news has been hailed a success by Egyptian taxi drivers. If Uber do decide to appeal, it will add to a long list of worldwide appeals, none more so than their appeal against London's transport regulators TfL who refused a licence renewal to the controversial ride-hailing app on the grounds of not being a "fit and proper" company. Uber's London appeal is due to be heard within the next 6-8 weeks. 

CVAugbanner.gif
  • Facebook TaxiPoint
  • Twitter TaxiPoint
  • YouTube TaxiPoint
  • Instagram
ltda banner.JPG

TRENDING...

VEHICLE...

Cabbies Do Kili Oct Footer Banner.jpg
Market Footer .gif

COVID-19...

ltpr.GIF
TAXI INSURANCE MMC October 2020.gif
TaxiPoint- 300x200px Taxi GIF PLAN AUG 2
private hire cover from Utility Saving Expert

The views expressed in this publication are not necessarily those of the publishers.

All written and image rights are reserved by authors displayed. Creative Common image licenses displayed where applicable.

Reproduction in whole or in part without prior permission from the publisher is strictly prohibited.

All written content Copyright of TaxiPoint 2020.