Rental Legislation & Regulation
The Legislative Channel covers legislation and regulation concerning the car and truck rental industry, car rental excise taxes, legal issues and American Car Rental Association initiatives.
April 1, 2014 in Legislative
After several failed attempts, the Canton City Council in Canton, Ga., has finally approved Mayor Gene Hobgood’s proposed 3% excise tax on car rentals.
March 18, 2014 in Legislative
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has issued the first Transportation Network Company (TNC) license to a ride-share company called Summon, operating similarly to Lyft, Sidecar and Uber.
March 12, 2014 in Legislative
An investigation by New York State’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) has exposed that car-sharing RelayRides put New Yorkers at risk through violations such as unlicensed insurance activity and false advertising.
March 12, 2014 in Legislative
As the result of more than 150 consumer complaints and an undercover investigation by the state, Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has filed a consumer fraud lawsuit against Dennis N. Saban and his rental car companies.
By Kelsey Nolan, March 2014 in Legislative
After Proposition 1 marginally passed, a judge ruled the measure only applies to transportation and hospitality workers in the city of SeaTac, Wash., not at the airport. RACs are included in the exemption.
By Sharky Laguana, March 2014 in Legislative
We need to self-regulate the damage claims process before legislators do it for us.
March 5, 2014 in Legislative
Commissioned by Mears Transportation Group, a new Florida poll shows that residents want car-sharing Uber to be regulated at the local level like traditional taxi companies. The Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association (TLPA) supports stricter regulation of car-sharing companies.
March 4, 2014 in Legislative
In anticipation of car2go’s plans to expand to Honolulu, the Hawaii Legislature is considering how much to tax the car-sharing company.
February 26, 2014 in Legislative
The Canton Council in Canton, Ga., has voted against Mayor Gene Hobgood’s proposed 3% excise tax on rental cars for the second time. Hobgood says the tax would help raise money for city-sponsored agencies.
February 14, 2014 in Legislative
Bill seeks to restrict damage recovery won in Koenig v. PurCo case.
Auto Focus Blog: A blog covering fleets, auto rental and the business of cars
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