Violence has swept through Paris, Nice, Marseille, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Lyon and Lille. It’s the biggest protest so far against the TNC in France as UberPOP has been expanding to new French cities.
French taxi drivers overturned cars, burned tires and blocked access to airports and train stations in a second day of violent protest Thursday against competition from the ride-sharing service Uber.
Hundreds of licensed cabbies, who say competition from the popular service is cutting into their income and threatening their jobs, converged on cities to stage demonstrations as part of a nationwide strike.
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