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Illegal Uber drivers should lose their cars the minute they are charged says HK lawmaker


Despite calls for Uber-like services to be legalised, using private cars in Hong Kong to provide taxi services without a hire car permit is against the law. — SCMP

Despite calls for Uber-like services to be legalised, using private cars in Hong Kong to provide taxi services without a hire car permit is against the law. — SCMP

Drivers caught using their cars to work for illegal ride-hailing apps such as Uber should have their vehicles seized the moment they are charged, the transport sector representative in Hong Kong’s legislature proposed on Monday.

Lawmaker Frankie Yick Chi-ming made his comments after the government suggested increasing penalties for drivers who illegally carried passengers; the latest move in its attempt to curb the practice in the city.

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