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  1. bonum exactoris

    Uber gives up fight over unemployment insurance decision

    March 04, 2019 03:49 PM UPDATED 16 MINUTES AGO "We are now waiting on the NYS Department of Labor to make good on their promise to audit Uber to determine how much the company owes the state in unemployment contributions," said Nicole Salk, an attorney at Brooklyn Legal Services, in a...
  2. Maven

    Child Safety Seat Laws

    If you have not already encountered a parent with a young child, but no Child Safety Seat (car seat), then you soon will. The parent will beg you to transport them, despite the HUGE RISK to you, the driver. You may feel compassionate, but is that or a couple of dollars worth the terrible...
  3. shadowjos

    Drove two weeks, stopped. TNC insurance in Long Island, NY (NYC Suburbs)

    Hello dear friends, this is my first post. I called it quits yesterday after only two weeks of driving. I did some in depth research about the insurance situation here. My fault for not doing said research prior to beginning. My conclusion and opinion: If you don't have commercial insurance or...
  4. Ride-Share-Risk-Manager

    Uber suddenly requesting to review dash cam videos of drug dealing passengers

    My brother was driving one of our cars in NNJ and picked up a woman from the islands with her six year old daughter. The Uber account belonged to her boyfriend. She was a in a real hurry to get to her destination and was busily talking to her "boyfriend" in what we later discovered is...
  5. Maven

    Schenectady & Troy & Saratoga Springs

    Anybody here also live and or drive in either Schenectady, Troy, or Saratoga Springs? Do you think that Schenectady, Troy, or Saratoga Springs should have their own forum, be part of Albany, or "Schenectady, Troy, Saratoga Springs" should be added to this forum's name? The...
  6. Maven

    Welcome Binghamton & Syracuse, New York

    Welcome to this newly created "city" forum. Binghamton & Syracuse are both part of the new Upstate-NY region, which covers the entire state north of Rockland & Westchester Counties. The Governor of NYS recently signed legislation allowing Uber, Lyft, and other TNCs (Transportation Network...
  7. Maven

    Welcome Albany, New York

    Welcome to this newly created "city" forum. Albany is part of the new Upstate-NY region, which covers the entire state north of Rockland & Westchester Counties. The Governor of NYS recently signed legislation allowing Uber, Lyft, and other TNCs (Transportation Network Companies) to operate in...
  8. Maven

    Welcome Buffalo & Rochester, New York

    Welcome to this newly created "city" forum. Buffalo & Rochester are both part of the new Upstate-NY region, which covers the entire state north of Rockland & Westchester Counties. The Governor of NYS recently signed legislation allowing Uber, Lyft, and other TNCs (Transportation Network...
  9. Maven

    Apply for a NYS Autonomous Vehicle Technology Demonstration / Testing Permit

    NYS has pulled the trigger and decided to actually do it, joining California, Nevada and Arizona. There was a lot of discussion back in May about this possibility. Last year, NYC began considering supporting infrastructure...
  10. Maven

    Welcome Westchester and Rockland Counties in New York State

    Welcome to this newly created "city" forum. Westchester and Rockland Counties are both part of the new Upstate-NY region, which covers the entire state, outside of New York City. The Governor of NYS recently signed legislation allowing Uber, Lyft, and other TNCs (Transportation Network...
  11. Maven

    N.Y. Senate passes Uber, Lyft bill

    News on Feb. 9th that may affect Connecticut drivers http://www.lohud.com/story/news/politics/politics-on-the-hudson/2017/02/06/senate-uber-new-york/97562966/ Feb. 9th article: N.Y. doesn't have Uber. Here's why. (Video)...
  12. Jack O'Brien

    Reporting on Uber Drivers and Ride-Sharing in NYS

    Good afternoon, My name is Jack O'Brien, I'm the Managing Editor of The New Paltz Oracle, SUNY New Paltz's student-run campus paper. I am currently in the midst of reporting on a semester-long story about ride-sharing in New York State, specifically Uber and Lyft's plans to expand their...
  13. NYETA_

    Uber to Carve Out Own Exception in New York State Regulations to Side-step Disabled and Skirt Law

    Uber to Carve Out Own Exception in New York State Regulations to Side-step Disabled and Skirt the Law When: New York State Legislative Session ‘16 Where: Statewide Who: Uber and the For-Hire-Vehicle Industry Visuals: AB 9730: Relates to taxi and limousine services equipped s with...
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