Uber to End Services in Denmark After Three Years

Ride-hailing bunch Uber Technologies will pull back administrations in Denmark one month from now because of a taxi law that sets out new prerequisites for drivers, for example, compulsory admission meters, the organization said on Tuesday.
Uber has confronted headwinds since its application went online in Denmark in 2014 as nearby cab driver unions, organizations and legislators whined that Uber postured uncalled for rivalry by not meeting legitimate principles required for set up taxi firms.
Uber, which says in regards to 2,000 Danish drivers and 300,000 riders utilize its application, said in an announcement that it would close down its administrations in Denmark on April 18 because of the new law.
Regardless of the minority liberal government’s aspirations to deregulate the taxi business and suit new operations like Uber, the taxi law exhibited in February presented measures, for example, compulsory charge meters and seat sensors.
“For us to work in Denmark again the proposed directions need to change. We will keep on working with the legislature with the expectation that they will refresh their proposed directions and empower Danes to appreciate the advantages of present day advancements like Uber,” Uber said.
Two Danish Uber driver were fined in November for damaging taxi laws and in December Uber’s European division was arraigned by Danish open prosecutors on charges of helping those drivers in disregarding taxi laws.