Matt Daus, IATR Publish "Model Regulations: Smartphone Application Technology for Taxicabs & Limousines"
In response to the influx of smartphone apps in ground transportation, IATR President Matthew W. Daus (Partner, New York) empanelled a Smartphone Apps Committee in the summer of 2012 to research and examine the regulatory issues related to apps and draft proposed Model Regulations. The proposed regulations were the subject of an unprecedented international public hearing at the IATR 25th Anniversary Conference in November 2012. In the subsequent comment period, regulators, as well as transportation industry and technology stakeholders, have provided suggestions and feedback, and President Daus has presented testimony or submitted comments in proceedings involving proposed regulatory changes in California, Colorado, Maryland, Texas and New York City. Based on the ongoing work of the Apps Committee, the proposed regulations have been revised and updated and are now published in final form.
Read the full report - "Model Regulations: Smartphone Application Technology for Taxicabs & Limousines."