Thailand’s red taxis are taking the petty route to drive Uber and Grab out of town

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Threatened by the entrance of Uber and Grab’s ride-hailing service, some 200 drivers in tourist-friendly Chiang Mai, Thailand, have decided to band together to drive out the new threat.

The Bangkok Post has reported that the drivers of the song taew — the iconic red modified pickup trucks operated as mini buses — are collectively photographing and reporting Uber and Grab drivers to the authorities.

Ride-sharing apps exist in a grey area in the country for now, as the government works out regulations around them. …

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Via: Mashable: Business

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