Cab drivers protest against Uber in Mexico City

Uber app hopes to take on one million female drivers by 2020

Protests against Uber in Mexico City. Image by Viaggio Routard / CC BY 2.0

For many people, Uber is a convenient and often cheaper way of getting from A to B than taking a taxi, but cab drivers in Mexico City aren’t happy about the competition and took to the streets yesterday to demonstrate against the ride-sharing company. The drivers complain that Uber and similar schemes don’t have to comply with the same regulations regarding tax, registration and safety laws as regular cabs. Read more:

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