Judge rules that Uber drivers do not require license in London

A London judge said smartphones used by Uber drivers are not taxi meters, meaning they won’t require a license from the city’s transport authority

15th October, 2015

A London judge said smartphones used by Uber drivers are not taxi meters, meaning they won’t require a license from the city’s transport authority.

Transport for London asked the judge to rule on the status of technology used by the ride-hailing service. Cab driver associations joined the case to argue that Uber should be subject to rules barring private cars from using meters.

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