Nevada drivers with the ridesharing company Uber are picking up passengers despite a judge’s order blocking the rides until at least until Nov. 7.
Nevada Taxicab Authority spokeswoman Teri Williams said that at least one Uber driver was cited Saturday for violating Nevada laws licensing car services. Another 10 drivers were cited statewide on Friday.
Drivers face fines of up to $10,000 and their cars are impounded.
The state attorney general sought a temporary order blocking Uber Friday afternoon after the company launched service in Nevada earlier that day. Nevada’s highly regulated and influential taxi industry is battling Uber, which contends it’s not a taxi service but a technology company connecting drivers and passengers.
A court hearing on the issue is set for Nov. 6.
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