Taxi Drivers In Wilmington Angered By Uber

by admin on February 12, 2015

The arrival of Uber in the area and lack of licensing has many taxi drivers in Wilmington, North Carolina frustrated and angry and they are banding together to make a statement. this story was featured on WWAY TV last night.

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY)Today many Wilmington cab companies came together as a statement to the city and state demanding regulations for Uber. Taxis say it’s time they stood up for themselves and demanded Uber be held to the same standards they are from local and state lawmakers.

“They’re winning the game because they don’t have to play by the same rules as everybody else. So of course you can win the game then,” said James Margle with Title Taxi.

They’re not opposed to healthy competition.

“This country’s built on fair competition. You can not give exception to someone to do whatever he wants and control the others by some regulations,” said Mohamed Elhenawi with Pyramids Cab.

But Wilmington cab companies are coming together and saying since Uber came to the Port City, healthy competition hasn’t been a reality. Read the entire story here



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