All drivers, chauffeurs and owners of taxicabs shall be governed by the following rules and regula-tions;
   (A)   No owner shall employ any driver who is not the holder of a valid permit issued under the provisions of this chapter.
   (B)   No driver of any taxicab shall smoke any cigar, pipe cigarette or burn tobacco, while passengers are occupying any of the seats of such vehicle.
   (C)   No driver of any taxicab shall carry any passenger in the driver's seat or compartment while there is room for such passenger in the rear seat or passenger's compartment.
('86 Code, § 5.68.020) (Ord. 3156, passed  - - )