Uber asked to stop charging extra for toll


Posted at Sep 28 2017 10:33 AM

MANILA - The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board said Thursday it ordered Uber to stop charging extra for trips that pass through toll gates.

The regulator also ordered the ride-sharing service to explain the toll surcharge in writing.

Last December, Uber said the surcharge was needed to "make sure that partner-drivers are able to cover for their costs in a sustainable manner."

Uber was suspended for almost a month in August for defying an order against registering new drivers. It resumed operations after paying a nearly P500-million fine.