Taxi drivers in four Polish cities have once again protested against unfair competition and “unlawfully operating companies”. The protest took place on Monday morning and was particularly aimed at ride-hailing company UBER.
The protests were held in the cities of Warsaw, Łódź, Poznań and Wrocław on Monday (05.06.) and lasted until approx. 13:00. Drivers took the streets in a slow-moving protests blocking major roads during rush hour.
In Łódź, taxi drivers handed over a petition to the governor of the region demanding that “immediate action is taken to eliminate unfair competition and the gray zone in road transport of people” .
The drivers also stated that operators such as UBER are foreign companies and that their proceeds are going abroad rather than building Polish economy.
Image: Office of the Governor Łódź region