§ 14.409  TAXIMETER REQUIRED.
   All shall be equipped with which are visible to passengers at all times. After sundown, the face of the shall be illuminated. It shall be operated mechanically by a mechanism of standard design and construction, driven either from the transmission or from one of the front wheels by a flexible and permanently attached driving mechanism. It shall be sealed at all points and connections where manipulation would affect correct reading and recording. Each shall have thereon a flag or switch to denote when the vehicle is employed or not employed. It shall be the duty of the driver to throw the flag or switch into a nonrecording position at the termination of each trip. The license examiner or designated employee is hereby authorized to inspect any meter with or without complaint of any . Upon discovery of any inaccuracy therein, the operating said shall be notified to cease operation; and said shall be kept off the highways until the is repaired and in the required working condition.
(Ord. 89-52, passed 10-2-1989; Ord. 91-14, passed 2-25-1991; recodified by Ord. 95-13, passed 8-7-1995)