With vigils in all 16 federal states, taxi drivers wish to reveal towards a brand new deliberate regulation for rivals similar to automotive service supplier Uber.
They concern a menace to the taxi business. The background was designed by the Federal Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer (CSU) for the liberalization of the Fahrdienstmarktes, with which the so-called obligation to repay for rental vehicles with drivers needs to be eradicated, because the president of the Affiliation mentioned taxi and automobile rent, Michael Müller. "The deliberate modifications to the passenger transport legislation would imply the top for the taxi business," Müller mentioned.
The collection of vigils ought to start subsequent Tuesday in entrance of the parliament of the state of Brandenburg and finish on June 28 in entrance of the pink metropolis corridor of Berlin, introduced the affiliation. He was anticipating in Potsdam with ten or twenty individuals, mentioned the deputy director of the affiliation, Frederik Wilhelmsmeyer. Restrictions on the provide of taxis in the course of the vigil about an hour weren't predictable, he identified.
"We wish to promote within the federal states that aren't in settlement with the brand new regulation offered for within the Bundesrat," defined Wilhelmsmeyer. "Brandenburg Prime Minister Dietmar Woidke has already signaled our help."
To this point, rivals of taxi corporations should return to their primary place after every journey, if they don't have a brand new order. Taxis, however, are allowed to attend for purchasers on the street. This regulation is to this point the one safety towards competitors, which assaults with dumping tariffs, emphasised Müller. In any other case, a value battle would threaten with taxi drivers who're certain by the tariffs set by the municipalities. Predictably, it's predictable, mentioned Müller: "Uber and Co conquer the market after which dictate costs".
On Thursday, a number of hundred taxi drivers protested with the Senate administration in Berlin and demanded extra checks from competing suppliers. As a result of in lots of instances, these didn't adhere to the duty to return and waited nicely seen to the ranks of the taxis or to the airport on the shoppers, subsequently the accusation of the demonstrators.