November 23, 2018 12:51
They blocked the road in front of the parliament for two hours, calling for a ban on commercial carpooling services in a revised transport bill, which lawmakers started deliberating that day.
The rally came about a month after a similar protest in Gwanghawmun on Oct. 18 by tens of thousands of taxi drivers who say the service will take a major toll on their business and steal their jobs.
The revised bill would allow carpooling only during morning and evening rush hours and prohibit it on holidays.
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