Buenos Aires lawmakers have agreed Thursday to reform the Road Traffic and Transport Code, known as the "antibiotic law," which would eliminate a license for transporting 200,000 pesos and passengers for illegal passengers. , a voice that has been marked as the success of hundreds of taxi drivers.
In total, from 57 to 37, the project, proposed by the ruling party, was rejected by Uber with the support of the Gene and the General Peronist Block. The initiative stated that "the company will punish and persecute the company". different taxi drivers.
Taxi drivers put black and yellow frames in the legislative body of Buenos Aires, where they marked the bomber, predator, and approved the rate.
Taxi drivers have collected from three to ten neurological points in the center of Buenos Aires, from the 10th to the 10th, driving through cars to the local parliament – 9-year-old Julio and Takuari, Carlos Pelegri and Diagonal Norte, San Juan and 9th Julio. where votes were cast.
Besides the posters against the American company, and besides the legislators who voted against this law, they demanded identification of thousands of people who work with their own cars using vehicle trafficking.
"We believe that we will endure unfair competition, paying too much for them, and we do not want to lower it," said Telam Gabriel, one of the protesters at the Association of Vehicle Owners.
In the new law, road agents are, on the one hand, "a valid driver's license to maintain a driver's license for driving a driver's license, without permission, without a concession, without a rating or current legislation".
It also provides for an economic penalty "transporting passengers and the owner of a vehicle or liability for unauthorized and / or unauthorized access to the service approved by the applicable regulations".
He is currently fined approximately 10,000 registered units, which is currently estimated to be about 200,000 pesos, due to the fact that it costs about half a liter of high octane gasoline and can not last five to ten days.
Several legislators note that the law does not contradict with Uber, for example, it also imposes penalties of up to 35,000 pesos and blames the bus buses that prohibit driver's license disqualification.
However, more than two hours of debate is targeted at sanctions against Uber drivers, including unemployment caused by computer applications and public transport systems.
Uber's Communications Manager for the South Bay Juan Laboui yesterday said that the city has done nothing to create a constructive dialogue to address this issue, considering that yesterday, in the dialogue with Telam, the city of Buenos Aires – Uber is growing worldwide. «
According to the manager, from 2,000 to 2,500 drivers are added weekly to make their first trip, and there are about 40,000 new people to use, which is "unchanging" for the manager.
Telem's Uber drivers have confirmed today's situation that "over 40% of those working on this issue live on this issue."
"There is another job elsewhere, but most of us are living, my daughters eat from what I work in Uber, and I can not eat it, and I can not stop it," says Ariel, the company's driver. It is controlled by mobile apps.
Although he predicts that it will start with "harsh persecution," he says, "there is more machine in the unemployment rise."
With the adoption of this law, Buenos Aires has taken a step back on this company, which is halfway between the use of this technology and the transport company, which has been a dispute over dozens of cities around the world since 2009.