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Uber agreed with the Moscow authorities about the continuation of its activities

The company will only work with licensed drivers.

15.Mar.16 8:08 AM
By Andrey Shulga


Uber agreed with the Moscow authorities about the continuation of its activities
Taxi service Uber came to an agreement with the authorities of the Russian capital. This was reported to journalists by the staff of the Department of transport of Moscow.

About a month ago the Moscow authorities wanted to sue the taxi service Uber. The reason for the claim was the fact that the company transferred customer orders to unregistered carriers.

Officials have demanded Uber cooperation only with licensed drivers. The company was supposed to sign the agreement.

Also the taxi service was required to give PUBLISHED data on the movement of all connected to the system of taxis. All information will be anonymised. The data should help in improving the work of the Moscow transport system.

As a result of negotiations, Uber has agreed to comply with requirements of officials. On the introduction of innovations the company received 90 days. After this period, the taxi service needs to completely change.

According to Moscow authorities, the displacement of the market of passenger transportation drivers-illegals will improve the safety of taxi clients. The number of offences with participation should decline.

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