Ride sourcing operators
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Ride-sourcing, sometimes referred to as ride-sharing, is an ongoing arrangement where:
If you intend to launch a ride-source platform in Tasmania, contact Industry Policy, Department of State Growth at email@example.com. Ride-source drivers wishing to check on the status of their application for an ancillary certificate should contact Registration and Licensing Services on (03) 6166 4866.
To become a ride-sourcing driver you need to contact a platform provider before commencing the application process. The provider will let you know if you and your car are eligible to drive using their platform.
As part of the Ancillary Certificate application, all ride-sourcing drivers must agree to comply with the requirements of an exemption notice that has been issued by the Transport Commission.
The exemption allows drivers to operate lawfully without a taxi or hire vehicle licence or passenger transport accreditation.
To comply you must:
Ride-sourcing drivers must meet other requirements including: