Austria's Occasional Traffic Act, which governs the taxi transport business, is bound to be changed (see here) to enable innovative, digital business models to prevail. The national competition authority has already voiced support for the changes (see here), following an enquiry earlier this year in which it found the existing act to impede competition and create a barrier to entry (see here). The changes envisaged now will add more flexibility in terms pricing and business models (e.g. shared drives).

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