- DELHI GOVERNMENT TRANSPORT DEPARTMENT BLACKLISTS TAXI COMPANY M/S UBER FOR PLYING IN NCT OF DELHI
- The Transport Department blacklists the taxi company M/s. Uber for providing any transport service in the NCT of
- Delhi in future.
- Transport Department cancelled the permit of the taxi, registration No. DL1YD 7910, Registration Certificate & Driving License of the said driver involved in heinous crime.
New Delhi, 8th December, 2014
Condemning the unfortunate and heinous crime committed by the driver of an All India Tourist Permit holder of a taxi bearing registration mark of DL1YD 7910; the Transport Department has cancelled the said permit of the taxi, Registration Certificate of the said taxi and Driving License of the said driver. The Permit was granted on 28th May, 2014 after due verification of character and antecedents of the permit holder.
The said All India Tourist Permit taxi was provided by M/s. Uber on the request of the commuter through the Uber Web application for a local journey within Delhi which was in contravention of the MV Act, 1988 and rules framed there under. M/s Uber also misled the commuter about the nature of the taxi service offered by the “Uber App”.
Keeping in view the above violation and the horrific crime committed by the driver, the Transport Department has banned all activities relating to providing any transport service by the www.uber.com with immediate effect. The Transport Department has also blacklisted the company from providing any transport service in the NCT of Delhi in future.
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