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BlaBlaCar and the Russian government will develop uniform rules of risering

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BlaBlaCar and the Russian government will develop uniform rules of risering

Common rules are needed to avoid conflict in legal situations like the one that occurred last fall around the service BlaBlaCar, and which “driving” in detail told. Then, we recall, Timashevsky regional court of Krasnodar territory with the filing of the Prosecutor’s office and Regional motor transportation Union (RACES) has recognized the activities of the service BlaBlaCar is illegal, as it allegedly is a front for illegal cabs and contributes to the development of illegal business.

In December 2017 BlaBlaCar could appeal in the Krasnodar regional court, and subsequently, to avoid new attempts of pressure on the service has sent the government its proposals for the legislative regulation of the market ridesharing. The government these proposals have liked, and Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov has instructed Ministry of transport to establish a working group in this area, which should include representatives of public organizations and market participants ridesharing.

As it became known to the newspaper “Kommersant”, the essence of these proposals is to prohibit by law the driver using the service of ridesharing/carpooling to take the travel fee for trips — only for the fuel and other associated costs, which are divided equally among all participants.

BlaBlaCar and the Russian government will develop uniform rules of risering

Common rules are needed to avoid conflict in legal situations like the one that occurred last fall around the service BlaBlaCar, and which “driving” in detail told. Then, we recall, Timashevsky regional court of Krasnodar territory with the filing of the Prosecutor’s office and Regional motor transportation Union (RACES) has recognized the activities of the service BlaBlaCar is illegal, as it allegedly is a front for illegal cabs and contributes to the development of illegal business.

In December 2017 BlaBlaCar could appeal in the Krasnodar regional court, and subsequently, to avoid new attempts of pressure on the service has sent the government its proposals for the legislative regulation of the market ridesharing. The government these proposals have liked, and Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov has instructed Ministry of transport to establish a working group in this area, which should include representatives of public organizations and market participants ridesharing.

As it became known to the newspaper “Kommersant”, the essence of these proposals is to prohibit by law the driver using the service of ridesharing/carpooling to take the travel fee for trips — only for the fuel and other associated costs, which are divided equally among all participants.

Also in the rules it is proposed to specify that the driver is traveling for personal purposes and not more than once a day (but can return, for example, work and home). Thus, from ridesharing, which by definition is not entrepreneurial, you will be able to weed out those illegal cabs, which, in the opinion of the RACES, bombed through the service BlaBlaCar and the like.

BlaBlaCar operates in Russia since 2014 and is very good here became for many Russians available and more flexible in terms of graphics alternative to intercity trains and buses. Of course, many professional drivers are unhappy with the Internet service robs them of customers. So, in Sochi taxi drivers staged a real hunt for the BlaBlaCar drivers and their fellow passengers, so safety in the field of car sharing should also be discussed with the Ministry of transport created a working group.

  • In January, Yandex has launched in test mode your service ridesharing called Yandex.The ride.

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