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Uber London has been granted a 2-month operator licence extension by TfL. If they haven’t been able to fulfil the conditions to gain a normal 5-year licence over the last 15 months, how does TfL expect them to do so in the next two months?
On 24 September Transport for London (TfL) announced its decision to issue Uber London Limited (ULL) with a two-month private hire operator licence ahead of consideration of any potential further licensing application.
The two-month licence has the same conditions that ULL has been subject to over the last 15 months, along with new conditions to ensure passenger safety, specifically covering ride sharing, appropriate insurance and driver document checks by Uber.
TfL is requesting additional information from ULL and this additional information will help inform any future licensing decision.