Day: July 18, 2020

Cruise Taxis License Revoked in California After Pedestrian Struck

Back in August 2023, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) granted permission for Waymo and Cruise, two autonomous taxi companies, to offer their services 24 hours a day and seven days a week in San Francisco. However, a quick succession of accidents involving these vehicles made it apparent that the city would need to rethink the decision. To that end,

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When Will Flying Ubers Be In California?

Recently, flying cars–officially known as VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) vehicles–have received increased media attention and, more importantly, FAA approval.  While the implementation and actual use of these vehicles are still likely years away, soon enough we may have to deal with them on California roads–and through the air. As with any new vehicle technology, ridesharing services like Uber are

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Drone Prevents Man From Escaping in Uber After Home Burglary in California

While the vast majority of liability for Uber drivers and passengers involves vehicle accidents, there are certain incidents where someone may think about making a quick getaway in a different vehicle. One such incident happened in Hercules, California back on May 28, 2023. According to a report from the Hercules Police Department’s Facebook page, a man had broken into a

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Ford to Lease Mustang Mach-E Vehicles to Uber

Long one of the country’s leading vehicle manufacturers, Ford has recently developed a line of electric versions of the popular Mustang, called the Mach-E. As part of the company’s ongoing commitment to electric vehicles, they are partnering with Uber to lease these vehicles to drivers. Although both Ford and Uber’s primary objective with these vehicles is to improve the environment.

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Who Is Responsible For eVTOL Accidents In California?

  Most of us have experienced waiting on a curb, looking for our Uber or Lyft rides to come by. But what if your next rideshare came from above? It’s not a crazy idea anymore. Supersize drones are awaiting passengers to transport through the skies over California and become the next big taxi service option. The eVTOL (electric vertical takeoff

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E-Scooting, Cali Style – California’s Electric Scooter Laws for 2021

It’s official: “e-scooting” is taking over commuting! Although micro-mobility stalled at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has seen a resurgence in recent months. As more people look for sustainable and socially distant modes of transportation, rentable e-scooters should have a bright future across the USA. But before Californians start scooting down streets, they should understand the state’s latest

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