Ride-hail­ing plat­forms ban un­qual­i­fied driv­ers

Global Times – Metro Shanghai - - PULSE -

Lo­cal on­line ride-hail­ing plat­forms banned 254 un­qual­i­fied driv­ers from ac­cept­ing on­line or­ders while 818 il­le­gal on­line ride-hail­ing cars were for­bid­den from use re­cently. As of De­cem­ber 21, 155 driv­ers us­ing fake IDs were banned from driv­ing ride-hail­ing cars, Shang­hai Morn­ing Post re­ported Tues­day.

On Mon­day af­ter­noon, traf­fic po­lice launched a city­wide cam­paign against il­le­gal ride-hail­ing cars at all the air­ports and rail­way sta­tions in Shang­hai. Traf­fic po­lice seized nine il­le­gal on­line ride-hail­ing cars at Shang­hai Hongqiao In­ter­na­tional Air­port in un­der 30 min­utes.

Lo­cal au­thor­i­ties started talks with lo­cal ride-hail­ing plat­forms and ini­ti­ated checks since Septem­ber. Cur­rently, in­for­ma­tion of reg­is­tered cars, per­son­nel and or­ders on these plat­forms is docked with the city’s on­line ride-hail­ing su­per­vi­sion plat­form. 47,000 ques­tion­able ac­counts and 13,000 un­qual­i­fied driv­ers are banned.

As of De­cem­ber 20, 26,097 driv­ers have gained of­fi­cial cer­tifi­cates of be­ing a le­gal ride-hail­ing driver.

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