The Mexican Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a ban on cash fares for ride-hailing firms, setting a key precedent for Uber and other industry players seeking to reach millions of Mexicans without credit cards.
By a vote of 8-3, the court ruled that a ban on cash fares in the small western state of Colima was unconstitutional. Uber does not currently operate in the state.
The ride-hailing firm has fought for the ability to accept cash fares in Mexico, despite concerns that the practice risks making drivers targets for robberies. But in a country where more . . .