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Puerto Rico Legal Victory For Uber

Sep 3, 2016
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Despite recent setbacks in London that ride-hailing services claim will severely hamper their ability to operate, service leader Uber can claim a victory in Puerto Rico. Last month, a judge on the island ruled ride-hailing service Uber cannot be subject to the same regulations imposed on taxi companies. The decision marks a victory for the company in its efforts to continue its operations there. According to reporting from The Associated Press, the court ruling stipulates Uber must operate under rules provided by the Department of Transportation and Public Works. The ruling judge, Angel Pagan, said the ride-hailing company must follow the rules already in place in 33 states and 70 cities across the United States. Uber officials were in court to fight an imposed regulation to force the company to operate under the same rules as taxi companies. It argued such measures would create barriers to Puerto Ricans trying to work as drivers for Uber. Uber has only been operating in Puerto Rico since July, but already has thousands of Puerto Rico residents registered as drivers. Uber says its service will help breathe new life into the U.S. territory’s struggling economy. Newsletter sign-up  

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