Uber loses London licence: Uber lost its licence to operate in London by Transport for London (TfL). It is because of passenger safety fears. As per the transport regulator “several breaches that placed passengers and their safety at risk”, the decision was taken not to renew the Uber’s licence in the capital of United Kingdom, London.
While the company said that they will appeal against this decision of Transport for London’s (TfL). After two years, the firm facing the same situation with the local government. In 2017, Uber has lost its licence and regain it by appealing.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan said there had been 14,000 fraudulent trips in London in late 2018 and early 2019, and that “safety is the paramount concern”.
Some of these journeys were undertaken by unlicensed drivers, including one person whose licence had been previously revoked by TfL, while another failure allowed “dismissed or suspended drivers to create an Uber account and carry passengers”.