Inspection imposes fines on Uberpop drivers in Amsterdam




The Environment and Transport Inspectorate has imposed fines on four drivers who offered taxi rides through Uberpop. It is the first time that actual fines are imposed after the inspection has already warned controls.

Uber In the night from Saturday to Sunday by the Environment and Transport Inspectorate, in collaboration with the Public Prosecution, checks in Amsterdam, so attach it in front In addition, four people were arrested for offering taxi rides through Uberpop. They get a fine up to 4200 euro may amount. Should they be caught again lies the fine higher, up to 40,000 per violation.

It is the first time that fines are handed out for offering taxi rides through the Uberpop app. Earlier inspection already warned that there would be controls which providers rides a penalty risked. Before that said all the ILT also that offering private taxi rides through Uberpop is illegal and can be. cars seized The Inspectorate sees the app as an “illegal snorder service.

Taxi service Uber is not addressed only in the Netherlands. Even in countries such as Belgium, Germany, France and the United States is the service under fire. The main concern is that individuals do not have the necessary licenses to offer. Taxi rides to The Amsterdam taxi company TCA threatened already with a lawsuit if the government would take no action.


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