This morning Wrocław's taxi drivers came together in unison to protest against Uber, which they claim is providing "unfair competition".
At around 8am this morning the city's taxi drivers made their way to Wroclaw's city offices in order to cause disruption by occupying as many parking spaces as possible. They also drove slowly down Kazimierza Wielkiego street, which in turn caused significant traffic congestion in the city centre.
The "unfair compeition" the taxi drivers refer to not only regards Uber's lower prices, but also the fact that Uber drivers need not have a taxi licence, pay the same taxes or pass any special exams.
Similar protests were held this morning in other major Polish cities including Warsaw and Poznan.
According to Gazeta Wrocławska, if action is not taken against Uber soon the taxi drivers could travel to Warsaw for a protest aimed at bringing the capital's traffic to a standstill.