Bristol taxi drivers stage protest over Uber fare prices

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Bristol taxi drivers stage protest over Uber fare prices

About 300 taxi drivers held a demonstration outside Uber’s offices in Bristol on Wednesday.

Bristol United Private Hire Drivers (BUPHD) said they are unhappy with pricing structures and that they have to work longer hours to break even.

Uber said drivers are always shown an upfront price before accepting a trip.

The private hire drivers are now calling for booking apps to increase their fares so they can earn more money, adding that they can not cover their costs due to the current rates and charges imposed on them.

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