By Associated Press - Monday, October 2, 2017

PRAGUE (AP) - Czech taxi drivers are blocking a major road to Prague’s international airport to protest Uber and other similar ride-hailing services.

The protest began Monday morning with taxis driving slowly in both directions on a key road to Prague’s Vaclav Havel airport, causing traffic delays.

The protest comes after inconclusive talks between the drivers and City Hall, which says only the government is in a position to address the complaints.

The drivers claim Uber and other ride-hailing apps are illegal because they don’t meet all the requirements traditional taxi companies have to.

The airport has advised passengers to use public buses, which drive along a special route not open to other forms of transport.

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