Tuesday, 16 October, 2018

Israeli Court Says 'No' To Uber

Israeli Court Says 'No' To Uber Israeli Court Says 'No' To Uber
Kenneth Drake | 29 November, 2017, 01:23

Uber had argued that its app, which began as a night-time service and expanded to day-time operation this month, should be categorised differently as passengers' payment was created to cover car-maintenance expenses and not to profit the drivers.

It is expected that both drivers and riders will decide to abandon the beleaguered company in a hurry if they decide Uber can't be trusted to keep their personal information secure.

An Israeli court on Monday banned the worldwide ride-sharing service Uber from operating in Israel because the company uses drivers reportedly lacking proper licenses and insurances.

The Tel Aviv District Court on Monday issued a permanent injunction prohibiting the operations of Uber in Israel, except for the company's regular taxi service, Israel's Channel 10 TV News reported. "They take drivers who have not had training and official tests".


The injunction order marks a victory for Israel's Ministry of Transport and Road Safety, the Tel Aviv Union of Taxi Drivers, and the rival application service Gett Taxi. Uber is also facing another lawsuit filed by the Israeli Transportation Ministry with the Tel Aviv Traffic Court in May, for operating without a license.

"We are committed to working with the Israeli authorities to explore how technology can improve our cities with safe and affordable transportation alternatives".

In the face of criticism of the legality of its operations earlier this month, Uber Israel CEO Yoni Greifman said that the existing legislation was outdated.

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