Bike taxi ban: Drivers bear the brunt of regulations aimed at tech platforms
Updated: Apr 5
There is a lag in regulation to every technological innovation. When platforms don’t subscribe to licensing requirements, in this case bike taxis, banning them puts drivers at risk of penalties and even impoundment of vehicles as they are the ones out on the roads and are the face of the platforms.
I write for Moneycontrol on the bans and illegalities of bike taxi driving in India. Full article on Moneycontrol