731.18  REGULATIONS AND PROHIBITIONS FOR DRIVERS.
   No taxicab driver or taxicab owner shall:
   (a)    Have on his/her person or about their cab any intoxicating liquors or concealed weapons;
   (b)    Convey for another any intoxicating liquors;
   (c)    Knowingly solicit or accept passengers engaged in or about to engage in any immoral or unlawful activity;
   (d)    Deceive or attempt to deceive any passenger, prospective passenger, or other person by any misrepresentation as to the number, ownership or other information regarding his/her taxicab;
   (e)    Coerce or attempt to coerce any person for the purpose of securing or attempting to secure the person as a passenger in such taxicab;
   (f)    Use any profane, boisterous or improper language;
   (g)    Be the cause of or engage in any quarreling, fighting or other unlawful acts;
   (h)    Loiter about a taxicab stand, except upon the driver's seat of his/her taxicab;
   (i)    Solicit passengers while at a taxicab stand, except while seated upon the driver's seat of his/her taxicab;
   (j)    Solicit passengers who have requested service from another taxicab operator;
   (k)    Accept passengers who have requested service from another taxicab company;
   (l)   Take any route other than the most direct route to a passenger's destination unless otherwise authorized or directed by the passenger; or
   (m)   Use any smoking products when a passenger is in the taxicab.
      (Ord. 46-04.  Passed 11-1-04.)