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2014-04-22 16:21:52

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- House Bill 1389 is expected to be voted on as a stand-alone bill or an amendment to a larger bill by the Florida House of Representatives. Dubbed the "Uber Bill," House Bill 1389 seeks to grant Uber Technologies a special state exemption from local vehicle-for-hire rules and regulations - laws that have been crafted, debated, implemented and enforced on the local level by cities and counties throughout Florida for decades. The Uber...

2014-04-08 23:02:58

Regulations from the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission have mandated that 50 percent of the 13,000 cabs must be wheelchair accessible by 2020. New location will help fleet owners meet this need. (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 HASCO Medical, Inc. (OTCQB: HASC), parent company of Ride-Away®, a company that conducts retail and commercial sales of handicap accessible vans, parts, service and rental operations in nineteen locations from Maine to Florida and sales of medical equipment...

2014-04-02 08:21:08

ORLANDO, Fla., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Florida Taxicab Association called Uber's rating of passengers "dangerous and discriminatory." In recent legislative testimony in Tallahassee, it was revealed to lawmakers that Uber rates passengers and the Uber "driver has the ability to see ratings of you." The testimony continued that Uber could then decide "if you are somebody" they may "reject service to" in the future. (Source: Florida House of Representatives,...

2014-03-27 08:24:48

- Thursday Affordable Care Act Information Session for Taxi Drivers - NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taxi Drivers will receive free health screening and information about the new Federal Affordable Care Act and free help signing up for health insurance this Thursday, March 27 from 2-6 PM at The EAST WEST MANAGEMENT garage, located at 415 West 127 Street between Morningside Ave and West 126 Street in Manhattan. March 31 is the last day for open enrollment for health...

2014-03-19 12:22:06

TEDDINGTON, England, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GoTaxi has launched their new taxi insurance website. The website's objective is to match taxi and cab drivers who are looking for all types of taxi insurance including public hire insurance, private hire insurance and taxi fleet insurance. Taxi Insurance is currently a niche product which isn't currently on all the big comparison websites. GoTaxi [http://www.gotaxi.co.uk ] aims to make finding insurance for taxi...

2014-03-10 23:04:48

Following much controversy surrounding taxi apps, Carmel Limousine’s mobile app becomes first in nation to receive government approval. New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Today, the nation’s first legally licensed app-based car service hit the market in St. Louis, allowing people to use a mobile app to reserve a ride. New York-based Carmel Limousine is the only company currently approved – and regulated – by a municipality, ensuring its service fully complies with all local...

2014-02-25 08:21:08

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A statewide poll of more than 3,000 Floridians released today found that 78% of Floridians believe the transportation provider and ride sharing mobile app company Uber should be regulated the same as taxis and other transportation providers. The poll, commissioned by Mears Transportation Group and supported by the Florida Taxicab Association asked Floridians for their opinions on the vehicle-for-hire industry, laws that regulate the industry and...

2014-02-21 20:20:12

Those looking for a reprieve from a particularly harsh winter can enjoy the lovely weather of L.A. and see the city's famous sites with Beverly Hills Cab Co. LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The gloom of late winter often inspires people from across the U.S. to book a trip to Los Angeles, and with snow storms and ice causing more trouble than ever - and this year more than ever. Of course, when planning to fly into LAX, an airport taxi to Los Angeles is almost always a...

2014-02-20 20:20:27

The inspiring stories of athletic prowess offered by the 2014 Winter Olympics and the transportation professionals at Beverly Hills Cab Co. are a winning combination. LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In Los Angeles, sports fans get to enjoy all the excitement of the Winter Olympics from the warm comfort of our city's many terrific sports bars. Better still, great sports bars like SmithHouse Tap & Grill, Biergarten, the always popular Big Wangs and many more can be...

2014-02-19 16:20:45

Air Carriers Kavoo & ImagineAir join forces to serve the entire East Coast. ATLANTA, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading air taxi providers Kavoo and ImagineAir announce a merger between the two companies, along with the completion of a round of private funding to create the largest air taxi company spanning the entire Eastern United States. The company that launched the first dynamic online reservations system for on-demand private flights is now the first modern air taxi company...