Uber said the cap was an "industry first", adding it was unaware of any other United Kingdom private hire operator that had introduced the same limits. Telling drivers they must take breaks also undermines one of Uber's favorite talking points, that drivers can be their own boss and set their own schedule.
"While drivers only spend an average of 30 hours a week logged into our app, we want to do our part to ensure they don't drive exhausted", Uber's United Kingdom head of policy Andrew Byrne said.
Are the new rules enough to protect drivers and passengers?
"This is a toothless cap that still allows Uber's drivers to work over 100 hours a week, and is a PR stunt that will not improve passenger safety". They say that the policy is not issuing the main reason which is of low pay which forces the drivers to spend more time on roads.
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"Unlike Uber drivers, all black cab drivers undertake enhanced driving tests and as such are well aware of the dangers of working long hours".
If you're an Uber driver in the United Kingdom, you might see a slight cut to your income in the near future if you tend to work long hours.
Uber is now appealing another legal decision, following a tribunal ruling in November that stipulated it must treat its drivers as "workers" entitled to the minimum wage and holiday pay.
On Tuesday, the Silicon Valley firm said from next week drivers will have to take a continuous six-hour break after the time spent on trips with passengers and on their way to picking someone up reaches 10 hours.
"The reason drivers are worn out is because they are not earning enough, since they need to work at least 34 hours a week just to break even", said James Farrar, of the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain.
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Therefore, do not expect the organization to rush Leonard back in any circumstance during the regular season. Leonard has played just nine games this season after missing the first 27 games with a quadriceps injury .
Hundreds of migrants are camping out in the English Channel port town of Calais in the hope of crossing illegally into Britain . A strong relationship between our two countries is in the UK, France and Europe's interests, both now and into the future".
Youngster Oscar Melendo netted the victor for the hosts in the 88th minute with his first goal as a professional. Valencia also scored two late goals in a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over 10-man Alaves.
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He also regained a trophy he had won for the first time in 2012 as he was named ODI player of the year as well. The 23-year old also topped the ICC rankings in one-day cricket when his career was only 426 days old.
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A couple of upsets and a couple of straightforward wins for the big names during the Thursday day session at the Australian Open. Ninth-seeded Johanna Konta , the 2016 Australian Open semifinalist, lost in straight sets to USA lucky loser Bernarda Pera .
Ms Joy says she knew Mr Lewandowski (C) only "by reputation". "And you understand it and you respect it", Lewandowski said. When she confronted Lewandowski and told him that she could accuse him of sexual harassment, Lewandowski laughed it off.
Johanna Konta departs Australian Open after stunning upset
Pera was not a player to be taken lightly - she rose almost 200 ranking places in 2017, finishing at World No. 127 a year ago . But Konta, usually so solid, was still missing routine groundstrokes and she was immediately broken again.
Shuttle: Information on "Meltdown" and "Spectre"
The furore around the Meltdown and Spectre processors security flaws can be confusing, but the InSpectre app is here to help. Shenoy also notes that these patches will have an impact on performance, at least based on their data center tests.
Delta Air Lines announces December 2017 profit
It dived, as 4 investors sold PHD shares while 18 reduced holdings. 6,898 shares were sold by Sear Steven M, worth $365,628. Rothschild Asset Management Inc bought 80,722 shares as the company's stock declined 5.91% while stock markets rallied.
AB Foods Reports Sales Growth In All Businesses Except Sugar
The firm said it still expected "progress" in adjusted operating profit and adjusted earnings in its full 2017-18 year. AB said it expects to open a further 1.2 million square feet of retail selling space in the rest of the financial year.
Oprah for President: Twitter erupts
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Bob Dole Honored With Congressional Gold Med
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Clean energy investment rose to $333.5B in 2017
Of those five, only Russian Federation did not make the list of countries investing at least $1 billion in clean energy in 2017. Large energy consumers in China are now installing solar panels to meet their own demand, with a minimal premium subsidy.
Fisherman Sues After Insane Boat Crash Is Caught On Video
Durham says he's not been able to go back on a boat since the collision as a result of the psychological trauma he suffered. Still, Larsen told the Oregonian the lawsuit was uncalled for since the fishermen and woman were not that badly injured.
Ireland's Varadkar: "The EU is at a decisive point"
Setting out more of his ideas on reform, Mr Varadkar called for some powers to be devolved back to member states, municipalities and regions and for more engagement with citizens and more direct democracy.