Open letter, Melbourne, Victoria

Hi Alexandra, I saw your article in the paper and felt compelled to email you with some questions to maybe ask the minister and Premier. Firstly most operators in the Taxi and Hire Car industries have laughed hysterically at this typical knee jerk reaction by the Andrews Govt. So Jacinta and Dan told us that the Taxi and Hire Car Industries were old and grey and needed a top to toe makeover. Bingo, l have it says Dan, full dual industry deregulation. Having seen the first sign of the “Law of…

TOWNSVILLE, QLD, Australia’s dirty Rideshare secret, that isn’t a secret

Today we take a quick hop to the other side of the planet to see if the average number of uninsured rideshare drivers is near too or matches that of their counterparts here in the US. Currently 98.5% of ALL US rideshare vehicles reported to our database have come up entirely uninsured for providing commercial transportation. An average of 27% have criminal records which would have barred them from operating commercially for vetted commercial transportation services such as buses, taxis, railways and of course air travel. Though criminal records are…

Facebook Removal of content concerning Uber Lobbying in Queensland Australia (video)

Ride Safe Madison founder Justin La Plante’s facebook profile was suspended from posting or communication through the social networking site today. A recent post made by La Plante, (now removed by facebook) contained publicly available information regarding an Uber operations manager working in Queensland and an Uber lobbyists also working in eastern Australia. Video:   Original content of post removed by facebook: Queesnland! here are your power players with Uber: Uber Queensland and Sydney representatives and influence. Chad Hardy Operations & Logistics Manager at Uber Brisbane, Australia This is THE…