UberPOP ban proposed in France as protests block airports
In response to taxi driver’s protesting UberPOP by blocking main transportation routes in France, the nation’s inside minister proposed a nationwide ban on the service. Taxi drivers utterly plugged up entry to Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Orly airports, prompting officers to induce CDG vacationers to make use of practice service as an alternative. Cab drivers are indignant over unfair competitors from the US-based mostly service’s unlicensed drivers, blocking not solely airport entry roads, however practice hubs and different main thoroughfares as properly. The protests have turned violent in some instances, with riot police being referred to as in to deal with demonstrators who have been burning tires, overturning automobiles and preventing with different drivers. Uber faces backlash in almost each European nation it enters, drawing the ire of UK taxi drivers and lately agreeing to pay licensing charges in Germany to remain in enterprise.
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