Uber is confident that it will face no legal hurdles in Finland. The self-proclaimed ride-sharing service on Wednesday launched two services in Helsinki: Uber Pop and Uber Black, the former of which does not require its drivers to have taxi-driver licenses. A taxi-driver license is required for the professional transport of people in passenger cars under Finnish laws.
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Uber expects no legal hurdles in Finland
“We believe that we're introducing something new to the market, which falls within the boundaries of the law. We simply approach this from a different viewpoint and will start with a pilot,” said Jo Bertram, Uber's director of Nordic operations.