One thing should be clear from all of the e-mails and updates on social media: AB 2293 and AB 612 are a bad thing for rideshare companies. Over the past week, Uber, Lyft and even Sidecar have been begging drivers and passengers to contact their senators and tell them to vote no on these two bills here in California.
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But as I’ve stated in the past, these companies are looking out for their bottom line, not yours. It’s important to take a look at both sides of the issue and not let Uber and Lyft or the government politicians dictate your stance. I suggest that you read the actual text of AB 2293 and AB 612 before jumping into the debate. [Read more…]