26 Oct '16, 3am

Queensland takes transport backwards while the rest of the world goes forward

Queensland takes transport backwards while the rest of the world goes forward Taxi Council Queensland (TCQ) has revealed that other countries are insisting that rideshare drivers are proficient in not only verbal but written English while the Queensland Government is lowering the standards. TCQ chief executive officer Benjamin Wash referred to the decision by the London Transit Authority that “drivers of private hire vehicles must speak, listen to, read, and write English to a set level” as sensible regulation but said Uber in the UK opposed the move. “The reality is that Uber and other rideshare companies across the world want no regulations because their business model is based on a race to the bottom. Mr Wash said Reuters reported only last week that Uber was taking legal action against London’s insistence that their drivers know English. “Instead of doing what other co...

Full article: http://www.tcq.org.au/tcq-press-releases/queensland-takes...

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