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Uber has misplaced its try to forestall its drivers being pressured to take English language checks.

The ride-hailing app went to court docket in August final yr after Transport for London (TfL) mentioned that drivers ought to need to show their capacity to speak in English.

Uber argued that the usual of studying and writing required by the check was too excessive.

The US agency mentioned it will enchantment towards the choice.

The ruling can even apply to all minicab corporations in London.

“TfL are entitled to require non-public rent drivers to reveal English language compliance,” mentioned Choose John Mitting as he rejected Uber’s declare.

Nonetheless, the choose dominated that Uber wouldn’t be required to open a UK-based name centre.