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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – New rules for passenger transport applications, such as Uber, Cabify and 99Taxi begin on Wednesday (January 10th) in the city of São Paulo. Among the new requirements are that drivers undergo a training course and obtain certification.

Other key regulations are that that vehicles be licensed in the city of São Paulo and undergo an annual inspection, and that vehicles are less than seven years old.

“The main objective is to improve the safety of passengers using ride-hailing apps and of the drivers themselves,” stated municipal secretary . . .

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