- 5 May 2016 9:00 AM
Parliament is expected to vote on the bill before the middle of June and it could enter into force later in the summer.
Taxi drivers staged a demonstration on Tuesday afternoon demanding that the gov-ernment ban the app-based service Uber.
About 150 cars paraded from Heroes Square to the city centre. They blocked one of the two lanes on the Chain Bridge and on the four-lane Szabadság Bridge during the afternoon rush hour, eventually leaving at 5:30 p.m.
Taxi drivers demand that authorities con-fiscate the cars used for illegal taxi services and ban app-based taxi services.
However, Development Ministry state sec-retary János Fónagy has encouraged taxi companies to adopt such technology, and some already have.
Similar protests are planned for every Tuesday for the next five weeks, demonstra-tion organiser Géza Gottlieb pointed out.
Source: Hungary Around the Clock
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