Uber Seeks A Protective Order to Block All Public Disclosure of Whether It Complies With Law

A group of San Francisco taxi drivers, who have undergone police background checks, drive cars with meters that have regulated rates to prevent consumer gouging, have the Statutorily required insurance to protect passengers as well as third parties in the event of an accident, and drive vehicles that have undergone periodic safety checks, all of [...]

June 18th, 2014|Uber|Comments Off on Uber Seeks A Protective Order to Block All Public Disclosure of Whether It Complies With Law

Does Uber Really Do Background Checks?

Every time you get in a cab in San Francisco, your driver has been subjected to thorough background check by the San Francisco police department. Also, the cab you get into has one million in insurance, and the car has to meet inspection standards.  And, the meter that sets your fare has been checked.  Those [...]

June 6th, 2014|Uber|Comments Off on Does Uber Really Do Background Checks?

SF Airport Police Warn Against Using Uber

In a remarkable piece of investigative journalism, on June 3, 2014, Channel 11 in San Jose uncovered massive violations of the law by Uber drivers operating at SFO, including having no insurance, unlicensed drivers, unregistered vehicles, and ignoring Airport transportation rules. Click here to read the full article: Uber, Lyft and Sidecar Operate at SFO [...]

June 3rd, 2014|Uber|Comments Off on SF Airport Police Warn Against Using Uber

Uber’s Motion to Dismiss SF Taxi Drivers Suit Defeated

On November 20, 2013, Judge Ernest Goldsmith of the San Francisco Superior Court rejected Uber Technologies attempts to throw out a suit brought by San Francisco taxi drivers seeking compensation for unfair completion from Uber.  The taxi drivers all drive vehicles that comply with the legal requirements of the CA PUC and SFMTA including one [...]

December 16th, 2013|Uber|Comments Off on Uber’s Motion to Dismiss SF Taxi Drivers Suit Defeated