the Latvian Authorities have restricted access to the mobile application and the website “Yandex.Taxi” (taxi.yandex.lv) in the territory of the country. Relevant disposal of road transport administration of Latvia has sent the operators.
On the regulator’s website stated that on January 22 of this year, all aggregators and service that allows you to order and pay for a passenger ride in a passenger car are required to register with the Directorate. “Yandex” started in the Republic in March 2018, still did not.
As expected, the lock “Yandex.Taxi” will happen “in the next few days,” said the Department. They added that after registration, the service will be able to resume work.
Representatives of “Yandex” has told that the company is engaged in registration of necessary documents. The service continues to work normally.
“Service is operating normally. Currently, ‘Yandex.Taxi’ is in the process of registration of the application in accordance with the new legislation of Latvia, — said TJ in a press-service “Yandex.Taxi”. — We are in contact with the authorities on this technical issue and expect that they will act in accordance with the interests of Latvian users.”
Earlier this week, the app “Yandex.Taxi” for Android and iOS started to show the rating of the passengers. The average score is the sum of the last 40 estimates that drivers can anonymously put the customer at the end of the trip.