Ola, Uber drivers’ strike from tonight

THE HANS INDIA |   Dec 31,2016 , 05:21 AM IST


Hyderabad: New Year revellers are in for trouble as Ola and Uber services are going to be hit from Saturday midnight, following the strike call given by the Telangana State Cab Drivers’ Association on Friday. The strike will continue till January 4.

Cab drivers are demanding that the managements of Ola and Uber stop adding more number of vehicles to the existing fleet. The association president V Shiva said that over 7,000 drivers and members under driver-cum-owner scheme would also take part in the strike.

The association members demanded that the managements stop share taxi system, remove the peak hours (6 am to 6 pm) system, provide security to on duty drivers as of late there have been several instances of attacks on drivers. 

The management should provide compensation in such cases, demanded the cab drivers.