Press Release: Telangana Government must urgently implement Motor Vehicle Aggregator Guidelines 2020

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued Motor Vehicle Aggregators Guidelines, 2020 (“Guidelines”) to regulate the cab aggregator market. The Guidelines have been issued vide notification S.O. 4251(E), in pursuance of Section 36 of the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019, which provides for amendment of Section 93 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. The Guidelines will serve as …

Press Release: Uber must take responsibility for drivers’ safety: Driver in Hyderabad is attacked and his car severely damaged

On 4 September 2022, Hyderabad-based Uber driver Syed Lateefuddin was allegedly attacked by a group of six men while on duty for the ride-hailing giant. In the early hours of Sunday around 3:30 am, Lateefuddin received a booking to drive a passenger from an isolated area in Shaikpet to Tolichowki. He alleged that, on his way to the pick-up point, …