Driving laws and regulations

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August 01, 2017 - 6:42 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed one challenge to Seattle's first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize over pay and working conditions. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which represents Uber and Lyft, sued in March to block...
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In this undated photo provided by Sahar Nasief, Nassief, right, poses with her mother Naila Mohammed Saleh Nasief, center, and daughter Lubna Jamjoom, while wearing blue wrist bands that say in Arabic, "I am my own guardian," In Jiddah, Saudi Arabia. The three generations of Saudi women have lived their lives under restrictive male guardianship laws that they say should be changed to give women more control of their lives. (Sahar Nasief via AP)
May 19, 2017 - 1:37 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — First she's in the hands of her father, then she moves to her husband. Often, she ends up under the power of her son. From childhood through adulthood into old age, every Saudi woman passes from the control of one legal guardian to another, a male relative whose...
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 31, 2016, file photo, a driver for Uber Technologies Inc., arrives at an authorized customer pick up area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, in Seattle. A federal judge in Seattle on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, temporarily blocked the city's first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize over pay and working conditions. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
April 04, 2017 - 6:52 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle on Tuesday temporarily blocked the city's first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize over pay and working conditions. U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik's ruling came after he heard arguments last...
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 31, 2016, file photo, a driver for Uber Technologies Inc., arrives at an authorized customer pick up area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, in Seattle. A federal judge in Seattle on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, temporarily blocked the city's first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize over pay and working conditions. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
April 04, 2017 - 5:28 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle on Tuesday temporarily blocked the city's first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize over pay and working conditions. U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik's ruling comes after he heard arguments last...
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April 04, 2017 - 2:10 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle on Tuesday temporarily blocked the city's first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize over pay and working conditions. U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik's ruling comes after he heard arguments last...
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March 27, 2017 - 1:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Uber says its self-driving cars remains suspended in Arizona and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, following a crash over the weekend. The company also grounded self-driving cars in San Francisco over the weekend but they resumed operating on Monday. The difference between the California...
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In this photo provided by General Motors a self-driving car is seen in Detroit. General Motors is trying to persuade state lawmakers across the country to pass legislation that would clear the way for the automaker to make self-driving cars publicly available while potentially barring GM’s competitors from putting their own vehicles on the road. (Photo by Steve Fecht for General Motors)
February 23, 2017 - 11:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With states seizing the initiative on shaping the future of self-driving cars, General Motors is trying to persuade lawmakers across the country to approve rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road. The carmaker denies trying to...
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A protester is blocked by police during a demonstration, in Rome, Tuesday, February 21, 2017. A weeklong strike by taxi drivers that has crippled transport in Rome, Milan and Turin is heating up, with cabbies marching through the eternal city to protest legislation they say will favor Uber and other car-hire services. (Alessandro Di Meo/ANSA via AP)
February 21, 2017 - 10:13 am
ROME (AP) — Thousands of Italian taxi drivers protesting legislation they say will favor Uber clashed with riot police Tuesday, intensifying a weeklong cab strike that has crippled transportation in Rome, Milan and Turin. The cabbies marched through Rome and protested in front of parliament, at the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016 file photo, an Uber driverless car heads out for a test drive in San Francisco. In the first major congressional attempt to address the advent of self-driving cars, two key senators said Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, they’re launching a bipartisan effort to help to speed up the deployment of the vehicles on the nation’s roads. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
February 13, 2017 - 11:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the first major congressional attempt to address the advent of self-driving cars, two senators said Monday they're launching a bipartisan effort to help to speed up the deployment of the vehicles on the nation's roads. Republican John Thune of South Dakota, the chairman of the...
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In this photo taken Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016, an Uber driverless car heads out for a test drive in San Francisco. Uber is bringing a small number of self-driving cars to its ride-hailing service in San Francisco - a move likely to both excite the city’s tech-savvy population and spark a conflict with California regulators. The Wednesday, Dec. 14, launch in Uber’s hometown expands a public pilot program the company started in Pittsburgh in September. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
December 15, 2016 - 1:53 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hours after Uber began picking up San Francisco passengers in self-driving cars Wednesday, California regulators warned the ride-hailing company to stop immediately and get a special state permit — or face legal action. Uber launched its public pilot program in the morning. By...
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