What provides for the regulation of Uber in Jalisco, Mexico? These are the essential points in the “Uber Law” recently approved by the Congress of Jalisco.
The State of Jalisco aprobó the “Law Uber” after Congress declared in favor of the initiative presented by the governor in turn, Aristotle Sandoval. Thus, regulation of Companies Transport Networks (ERT) or the “Uber Law” includes a series of amendments to the current Law of Mobility and will give a legal framework to operations carried out platforms like Uber .
Uber thanked the governor for “embrace innovation, promote economy and defend consumer choice.”
These are some of the highlights of the “Uber Act”
- the number of units that can work ERTs are not limited, ie platforms like Uber or Cabify.
- There will be restricted to pick up or drop passage, even in places taxi but only if a user requested the service areas.
- No can do “base” Uber units.
- Payments expand its modalities, not only be done electronically as is customary on the platforms, but give opportunity of choice to the user who can pay cash or use prepaid cards.
- The platforms will operate with cars 5 years old and used to service eight years; in the case of hybrids or electric cars this period extends to 10 years.
- The ERT will have to pay a permit to operate 35,000 pesos a year.
- There will be an annual fee unit, this amounts to 1,600 pesos.
- For each trip that will make a payment of 1.50% will be destined for a green background.
- The call dynamic share will continue to operate, this fee is offered when there is a high demand for travel.
- Have a full coverage insurance.
So, after the Mexico city July 2015 became the first city in Latin America to regulate services platforms like Uber, Jalisco joins not without great protests from traditional taxis, clashes and some attacks during the two years he has operated the platform in that city.
the state of Puebla regulated Uber services in August 2015; would see if these regulations mimic other states in which the platform operates. Recall that just, and earlier this March, Uber extended its presence in six other cities: Aguascalientes , Cuernavaca, Hermosillo, Merida, Mexicali and San Luis Potosi, reaching a total 14 cities throughout Mexico.
March 20, 2016
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