• Lyft says launch in Saskatchewan ‘nearly impossible' due to license requirements

    4 monthes ago - By MobileSyrup

    Lyft has told the Government of Saskatchewan that a launch in the province is nearly impossible due to existing license requirements. Prashanthi Raman, Lyft's public policy director, said the problem stems from the fact that the province requires potential drivers to have a class 4 license, while the basic Saskatchewan license is a class 5. While the province passed the Vehicles for Hire Act in May, some insurance specifics need to be determined before ridesharing companies can get started. Even with the act, though, Raman said the class 4 requirement is incredibly prohibiting. “It does...
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