(a)   No person, firm, partnership, or corporation shall operate buses on regularly scheduled routes on the streets of the City of Flint for the purpose of carrying public paying passengers without first providing to the City licensing officer proof of public liability insurance covering the operation of its vehicles in the amount of not less than $1,000,000 per occurrence. The certificate of insurance must require at least thirty (30) days advance written notice of cancellation of the coverage to the City.
   (b)   This section shall not apply to any person, firm, partnership or corporation which operates public transit bus service primarily between the City and other communities and uses City streets incidental to providing such service, nor shall it apply to a motor vehicle having a seating capacity of ten passengers or less used for the transportation of persons for hire at rates computed on a mileage or hourly basis, as defined in § 12-6 of this Code.
(Ord. 2979, passed 2-10-1986; Ord. 3783, passed 12-13-2010)