New Criminal Exclusions Prevent Offenders from Qualifying for Chauffeur Licenses

With the popularity of Uber on the rise, the nationwide debate of those with criminal records driving for companies, is getting a second look.  Currently Uber drivers have to pass the same criminal background check as a taxi driver.

One county is taking this subject to a new level, Broward county has passed tighter restrictions on those applying for a chauffeur license.  This has created some controversy as it has resulted in some current chauffeur licenses to be revoked.

Uber and others use a criminal record search company to determine if an applicant has a clean criminal history and is qualified be a driver.

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