Denmark - Taxi drivers in Copenhagen demonstrate against Uber - February 29, 2016

Taxi drivers in Copenhagen demonstrated against the ride-hailing company Uber. Around 300 taxi drivers blocked one of the city’s central squares, to protest against the controversial practices of the US company. Uber provides carpooling services, where a private person picks customers up in a private car and takes them to their destination for much less than what they would have to pay to a licensed taxi driver. The service is cheaper because Uber drivers do not pay taxes and insurance required for taxi drivers.

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