Thursday, 3 January 2019

Uber declared illegal in Brussels

via taxi-point
As Uber navigates its way around the sea of lawsuits across the globe, a court in the Belgian capital, Brussels has declared Uber illegal.
The ruling, which has come from a trade tribunal in the city according to a report in Fleet Europemeans that only drivers who have obtained a taxi license for the Brussels area, and have vehicles which have a rooftop illumination, are legally allowed to carry fare paying passengers in the area.
The court has decreed that this legal definition must also apply to drivers operating on the Uber platform.
It has also been reported that Uber could be subject to a €10,000 fine for every illegal journey made in the Brussels Region.
It is believed that Brussels Mobility Minister Pascal Smet is assessing the tribunals judgment.
There has been no comment from Uber at this time.
January 03, 2019 at 05:21PM Steve Kenton THESE POSTS ARE NOT OUR ENDORSEMENT

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