Rome (IP) - Hundreds of taxi drivers in Italy are protesting for a second day against the government's plans to allow more competition.

Iran PressEurope: By gathering outside the Palazzo Chigi in Rome - the residence of the Italian Prime Minister, the taxi drivers once again protested the decision of Mario Draghi's government to expand Uber's activities in this country.

The Italian government has prepared a bill based on which more concessions will be given to other urban transport companies in the country, especially Uber.

Like their colleagues in Europe, taxi drivers in Italy consider Uber's activity against competition laws.This is the second day in a row that taxi drivers have gathered in front of the Palazzo Chigi. 

Italian riot police have closed all streets around the palace to cars and people.

Last week, taxi drivers had a 48-hour strike in protest against the urban transport bill of the government.


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