Spain gives Uber and Cabify drivers four years to secure licences

Drivers from shared-ride services Uber and Cabify attend a demonstration in Madrid as part of a strike to protest a law that aims to regulate shared-ride services in Madrid, Spain, September 27, 2018. REUTERS/Juan Medina

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain on Friday gave drivers of Uber and Cabify four years to comply with new licensing regulations issued by its autonomous regions and cities, defying protests by drivers for the ride-hailing services. There are almost 11,000 vehicles with ride-sharing licences and more than 65,000 with taxi licences, Public Works Ministry data shows, […]

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