Taxi services

Fix taxi services first, then allow Uber to operate | Letters

THE EDITOR, Madam: The government must reconsider allowing Uber to operate in Jamaica. There have been a number of cases around the world where they have come under scrutiny. The UK Supreme Court recently told them that Uber drivers were workers, not independent contractors. They would receive a minimum wage, vacation and a pension. . […]

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The free taxi app has now seen a 31% increase in transport requests due to the reopening of hospitality venues

Taxi app Free Now said it had seen a 31% increase in transport requests due to the reopening of hospitality venues in Ireland. Statement from Free Now Free Now said: “Free Now, Ireland… Taxi app Free Now said it had seen a 31% increase in transport requests due to the reopening of hospitality venues in […]

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Chauffeur-driven taxi services welcome new regulations

Vehicles that are currently registered as personal cars can also serve as taxis under the new legislation. The government’s approval of a draft ministerial regulation that allows the use of personal cars for chauffeur-driven taxi services through apps has highlighted the country’s readiness for the sharing economy, as the move is expected to trigger investment […]