This Monday, December 12, the primary VTC firms denounced “administrative bottlenecks” in a joint press launch.
They handed their examination, however they can not work. This Monday, December 12, the primary firms of VTC denounced in a press launch administrative delays which stop 6,000 drivers from exercising in response to them.
“Key prefectures” wouldn’t respect “the Three-month interval offered for by the transport code between the request for a VTC card (as soon as the examination has been handed) and its issuance”. The prefectures of Paris (75), Seine-Saint-Denis (93), Val-de-Marne (94) and Bouches-du-Rhone (13) are cited specifically.
In line with these platforms, together with Uber, Bolt, Marcel and FreeNow, it presently takes “six months and extra” to acquire a card from these prefectures. Consequence: “one out of 4 journey requests can’t be served”, deplores the press launch.
These firms denounce “administrative bottlenecks” that that they had already reported to the federal government in a letter addressed to the Ministers of the Inside and Transport, on December seventh.
The “relevance” of the questioned examination
This isn’t the primary time that these firms have known as for simplifying the situations for entry to the career of VTC driver, which is conditional on the success of an examination arrange in 2018. In addition they query “the relevance” and “the format” of the latter.
Confronted with these 6,000 drivers “disadvantaged of the potential for working”, the final supervisor ofUber in France, Laureline Serieys, regrets a “large mess”, whereas Yves Weisselberger, president of the French Federation of passenger transport by reservation (FFTPR) requires “speedy corrective measures”.
To assist their request, they underline the “attractiveness” of the career of VTC driver, highlighting the variety of candidates for the examination: they have been 13,000 in 2021, in opposition to 17,500 this yr.