Uber Suspend Services in France

Uber have suspended their UberPop service in France following recent protests by unionised taxi driver thugs and the arrest of two of their executives…

UPDATE:

Here’s Uber’s statement

In the light of last week’s violence, we have today decided to suspend uberPOP, our ride sharing service, until September’s Constitutional Court decision. It’s a tremendously sad day for our 500 000 French uberPOP passengers, as well as the drivers who used the platform. However, safety must come first. Our regular UberX service, which uses licensed cars and makes up a majority of our trips each day in France, will continue to operate as usual…

It is heartbreaking to see the violence in the streets when we know that taxi drivers can earn more on the Uber platform…




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