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France Bans Uber Taxis

Taxi drivers are blocking roads around Paris Monday to protest the Uber transport service, on the same day France's Interior Ministry announced Uber will be outlawed as of January 1, when a new law tightens regulations for chauffeured rides. Uber, unlike traditional taxi services, matches people seeking rides with drivers through a cell phone application. Uber's non-professional drivers use their own cars to take on passengers at budget rates. Parisian taxi drivers, like their...

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