While the app revolution has arguably been making life easier and more seamless for a few, its severely putting the damper on a large population of other Americans trying to do their jobs, and I’m not talking about the taxi driver or pizza delivery driver. I am referring to the diligent and tireless public servants that save us from burning building, armed robbers and wicked car accidents. They are the ones that pick up your trash, fix the power lines, tow your broken down car and drive the city busses filled with the plebeian masses.
This is a bit of a rant, but I think it is a decent look into why I can’t take this “sharing economy” bullshit seriously. In 2009 the transportation industry and many others changed forever. Apple had opened up the wondrous world of their latest masterpiece, the iPhone, to software developers. For those few of you who missed it […]
Last week an absolutely scathing complaint was filed with the US Attorney General Eric Holder by the editor of the LimoInsider Report, Joe Jordan. Joe is a former NSA Senior Intercept Analyst and staunch supporter of the transportation for hire business. The letter makes some pretty severe allegations with regard to multiple federal statutes among […]
Professional drivers are rising up and uniting worldwide. Uber and Lyft may actually end up changing the driving for hire job for the better, and not in the way they would like…. It has been gradually dawning on me that we may be on the verge of unionizing and uniting the workers in an industry […]
Uber may want to be the next Amazon, but Amazon doesn’t have the potential for causing deaths the way vehicles for hire can. In my opinion — and it’s a view shared by transportation regulators across the country — Uber, Lyft and other “ride sharing” companies are violating the laws and regulations that govern for-hire […]
These pictures were taken moments after an Uber driver cruising for fares hit a pedestrian…. it is not known if the pedestrian survived.
To Whom it May Concern: As you may or may not be aware, California and the nation are currently under attack by unlicensed taxi services that are being barely regulated by the CPUC. These services have overrun the city streets with thousands of questionably insured vehicles driven by untrained drivers without the requisite licensing to […]