Uber requests meeting with Orlando mayor

City leaders say Uber doesn't follow regulations

By Victoria Lyons - Producer

ORLANDO, Fla. - Uber, the popular ride-sharing service, said it wants to meet with Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer.

Uber, which allows people to use an app to connect with people who give rides in their personal cars for a fee, launched in Orlando in early June.

City leaders and police have raised red flags about the safety of the service because the drivers do not have permits or follow any regulations.

When asked if Orlando police are enforcing the law with Uber drivers, OPD said "any driver in violation of Chapter 55 will be subject to equal enforcement action, regardless of any affiliation with any company or self employment."

Uber has said in the past that the service does not fall under current regulations.

Dyer was out of town Thursday, and it is not known if the meeting will happen.

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