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Uber wins French case against driver claiming to be 'employee'

Phys.org - Thu 8 Feb 18

Ride-hailing giant Uber has won a case filed by a French driver claiming he should be considered an employee, with judges saying the company is simply an intermediary—a ruling that clashes ...

Take a break! Uber drivers must rest 6 hours after driving 12

Arstechnica - Mon 12 Feb 18

Of course, there’s nothing stopping drivers from switching to Lyft.

Uber extends mandatory six-hour rest period to US drivers to fight 'drowsy driving'

Techspot - Mon 12 Feb 18

Uber has had its fair share of legal troubles lately. In September, the company was the target of three federal investigations related to alleged bribery and the "greyballing" of transportation ...

Uber making drivers take a break after long shifts - CNET

CNET - Mon 12 Feb 18

Ride-hailing company takes on the problem of drowsy driving by prompting a six-hour break after every 12-hour shift.

Uber will require drivers in the US to take six-hour breaks between long shifts

The Verge - Mon 12 Feb 18

In an effort to combat drowsy driving, Uber announced today that it would require its most frequent drivers to take six-hour breaks after driving for 12 hours straight. Uber is updating ...

Uber Drivers Get Mandated Six-Hour Rest Breaks

Ubergizmo - Mon 12 Feb 18

Ride-hailing service Uber doesn’t want drivers in the United States to be on the road when they’re very tired or drowsy which is why it has now mandated that drivers take six-hour ...

Uber is forcing six-hour rest breaks on busy US drivers

Engadget - Mon 12 Feb 18

With its latest app update, Uber is forcing US drivers to take a six hour break after working 12 straight hours. The company implemented a similar feature in the UK earlier this year, ...

Uber to require a 6-hour break for every 12 hours of driving in the U.S.

TechCrunch - Mon 12 Feb 18

 Uber has added a feature that will force a six-hour offline break whenever a driver on its platform reaches 12 hours of driving time. The feature is similar to one that Uber has in place ...

Uber puts the brakes on drowsy drivers in the US

Techradar - Mon 12 Feb 18

After the UK compelled Uber to set limits on driver hours, the ride-sharing service sets slightly looser limits in the US.

Uber will require a 6-hour break for every 12 hours of driving

Fastcompany Tech - Mon 12 Feb 18

The company is rolling out the mandatory breaks in the U.S. nationwide, reports TechCrunch. From now on, the Uber driving app will automatically lock drivers out of it if they have been on the ...