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Nationwide Taxi Strike Alert

Updated on 8 July 2019

The Situation:

Taxi drivers are planning a 24-hour nationwide strike 9 June, throughout Italy due to

government regulations. Transportation disruptions, including increased demand for app-

based cars and congested public transportations, are expected.

Possible Effects:

  • Possible protests or demonstrations

  • Traffic delays due to strikes, demonstrations, and lack of services

  • Blocked roads due to demonstrations

  • Increased demand for app-based cars

  • Congested public transportations

Mitigating Factors to Apply:

  • Avoid all protests and demonstration, which have the possibility of turning violent

  • Allow extra time for travel

  • Monitor local media and news for updates

  • Enroll in the Safe Traveler program (STEP) to receive warnings from the U.S. Embassy, or sign up for your country’s embassy alert system to receive warnings

DISCLAIMER and Hold Harmless

Disclaimer: LSDS gathers information from multiple sources and offers insight and perspective to travelers. Sources cannot be validated for accuracy in every instance. Travelers assume all risk associated with their travel and are responsible for the decisions associated with travel and for their own safety. Users of this reference document agree, to hold harmless LSDS (LLC) its employees and clients associated with any risk or injury incurred during travel.


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