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Uber is forbidden across all Spain

Uber is forbidden across all SpainThe Spanish court satisfied the claim of Association of taxi drivers of Madrid (Asociacion Madrilena del Taxi) against Uber online service activity. By a court decision, drivers whom Uber use have no necessary permission for transportation of passengers and "carry out an unfair competition".

The resolution of trading court of Madrid (El Juzgado de lo Mercantil) activity of Uber is forbidden in the territory of all Spain.

Recently, taxi drivers in Spain carried out a number of demonstrations and pickets on all country. They are dissatisfied with that their competitors should not pay tens of thousands of euro for training and the license for work in this business.

At the moment Uber continues works in two other Spanish cities — Barcelona and Valencia.

Against work of this service the licensed taxi drivers who already carried out some protest actions actively act.