The Rose City is giving California-based Uber a rather chilly greeting.
A lawsuit filed in Multnomah County accuses the ride-sharing company of
violating more than 20 city ordinances. The city says that Uber drivers
are not properly licensed and insured, and that Uber does not have a valid
Oregon business license. The city also says the service is discriminatory,
because a person must have a computer or smartphone to get a ride.
Uber, Sidecar and Lyft are a few of the more prominent
ride-sharing services. Instead of hiring a cab, users can arrange for a private car
to take them to their destinations.
CDL Requirements in California
In The Golden State, drivers who haul people or freight for commercial
purposes have special requirements regarding insurance and sometimes even
It is very important to keep points off your license when you drive for
a living. Even if your license is not suspended, points toward suspension
will raise your insurance rates disproportionately and cut into already
thin profit margins.
If you received a ticket in Mojave, an attorney may be able to reduce the
number of points or completely beat the ticket, to help you stay on the road.