"The Emergence of Uber, Lyft and Sidecar in North Carolina: An Overview of Key Legal Distinctions Between Digital Dispatch Services and their Traditional Taxicab Competitors"

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By now, most people have at least heard of Uber, Lyft, Sidecar and other modern taxicab alternatives, even if they have not experienced for themselves the innovative services that enable customers to virtually “hail a ride” by logging into a smartphone app and clicking a button.

Known as “digital dispatch services,” companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar connect passengers with drivers via the Internet and are spreading fast in major cities around the globe, including in cities right here in North Carolina.

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Topics:  Lyft, Mobile Apps, Public Transit, Sidecar, Taxi Cabs, Uber

Published In: General Business Updates, Insurance Updates, Transportation Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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