Slovakia - Uber driver fined - December 31, 2017

A person driving without permission for the company Uber received the first ever valid fine. He will have to pay €200, as stems from the ruling issued by the district court in Bratislava. The court doubled the original fine imposed by the city of Bratislava. The driver was stopped by the police, claiming that he did not have his vehicle marked properly; the vehicle was missing the taxi inscription. The car lacked the name of the taxi service provider, an indication of the basic fare and a fixed taximeter. The Civil Association of Licensed Taxi Drivers stated that driving for Uber is providing a taxi service with the same rules that apply to other drivers.   

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