You may recall that, following the second murder of a Didi carpool passenger in four months, China’s transportation ministry promised industry-wide inspections.

The initial stage has concluded and results are now in, with inspectors finding nine major issues with the country’s ride-hailing and carpool service providers.

At a press conference held today, ministry spokesperson Wu Chungeng listed the following problems (available in Chinese here):

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Bailey Hu

Bailey Hu is based in China’s hardware capital, Shenzhen. Her interests include local maker culture, grassroots innovation and how tech shapes society, as well as vice versa.