Why Has Uber Lost Its License In London? Will Uber Disappear in London? Uber has been stripped of its London licence. The firm’s application for a new licence in London was rejected by Transport for London on the basis that the company is not a “fit and proper” private car hire operator. What does this mean in real terms? Will UBER disappear immediately as its current license expires on 30 September?
Uber has said it will appeal against TfL’s decision. It will be able to continue operating until the legal process has been exhausted. That could take months.
Can Uber get its license back? Uber could win its appeal in the courts and force TfL to back down. While TfL’s decision did not suggest any measures that Uber could take to alter its decision, if the company loses its appeal in court it may be able to make a fresh application to TfL after making changes to the way it operates.
Why has Uber lost its license in London? Transport for London said it would not renew Uber’s license when it expires on 30 September because it was not a “fit and proper” operator. It said the US firm’s approach and conduct demonstrated a lack of corporate responsibility with potential public safety and security implications. It flagged up concerns about – The handling of reporting serious criminal offences – obtaining medical certificates – and driver background checks. It was also concerned by Uber’s use of-Greybull, which is a software that can be used to block regulators from gaining full access to its app.
Well we know that UBER is very popular in london. Uber has 40,000 drivers in London and claims that 3.5 million people use the service.