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Athens Taxi Drivers Strike Against ‘Uber Invasion’

Athens taxi drivers walked off the job on Tuesday in protest at what they call unfair competition from the Uber ride-hailing service. Cab drivers gathered...

Greek Police Question 24-Year-Old Man Suspected of Robbing Taxi Drivers

Greek police questioned a 24-year-old man on Monday, suspected of robbing several taxi drivers in Aghia Varvara, a western suburb of Athens. Another 24-year-old...

The Greek Taxi Drivers’ Fixation With the 1967 Junta

If you use taxis in Athens, it is impossible not to get at least one taxi driver who will strike a conversation with you...

Uber’s Arrival in Greece Causes Fights Between Taxi Drivers

Taxi Union Association of Athens (SATA) President Thymios Lymberopoulos lashed against taxi drivers who decided to collaborate with Uber, an American transport company that recently...

Taxi Drivers Threaten to Strike During Summer

The Greek Taxi Operators Association (SATA) threaten to strike during the summer season complaining about the heavy taxation, the massive debts to the Self...

Cabinet Approves Taxi Drivers’ Bill

The Greek Development Ministry is tweaking an ambitious piece of legislation aimed at attracting investments and accelerating those that are pending due to bureaucratic...

Taxi Drivers Continue Strike Despite Warning from Tourism Industry

Striking Greek taxi owners have voted to continue their protest through Saturday, despite concern from the country’s tourism industry. After six-hour talks in Athens, the...

Striking Taxi Drivers Offer Free Trips to Tourists

Striking taxi drivers offered free trips to thousands of tourists on Tuesday, taking them to archaeological sites as part of a three-week protest at...

Taxi Drivers Step Up Strike, Block Traffic

Taxi drivers have blocked major roads across Greece. Taxi owners occupied the country's longest suspension bridge at Rio in western Greece and blocked the Athens-Patras...

Taxi Drivers Consider Blocking Epidaurus

Taxi drivers are going to continue their strike and tourists are going to continue confronting difficulties. Taxi drivers think that the government was laughing at...

Taxi Drivers Continue Strikes after Fruitless Meeting with Minister of Transport

 Cab drivers met with the Greek Minister of Transport, Yannis Ragousis, on Friday, 29 July. However, the meeting proved fruitless. As the head of the...

Taxi Drivers Criticize Rakintzis

  The General Supervisor of Public Management, Leandros Rakintzis asked the government to sue taxi drivers for allowing motorists to cross the tolls without paying. Taxi...

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