Ensuring driver and pedestrian safety and regulating a still nascent technology are among the top issues of concern covered in a new report about autonomous vehicles from the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices.
Increasing the tax on ride-hailing group’s gross receipts from 1% to 6% is part of the Council’s plan to raise $178.5 million in funding for public transportation — D.C.’s share of the overall $500 million funding effort.
A London court granted the license after Uber lawyers said the company had made extensive changes to its reporting and screening policies, as well as management.
The cap on surge pricing would have been the first such law in the country.
Since China did not sign the 1949 Geneva Convention on Road Traffic, which established international standards for road signs and rules, Chinese citizens who visit Japan, and other Geneva Convention-ratified countries, need an international driving permit.