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(A) State license. No taxicab shall be operated unless it bears a state license duly issued.
(B) Equipment. No cab shall be operated unless it is equipped with the equipment required by law, and unless the equipment is kept in good condition.
(C) Chauffeur’s license. No person shall drive a taxicab, or be hired or permitted to do so, unless he or she is duly licensed as a chauffeur.
(D) Driver’s conduct. It shall be unlawful for the driver of any taxicab, while on duty, to drink any intoxicating liquor, to shout or call to prospective passengers, or to disturb the peace in any way.
(E) Bond or insurance. No taxicab shall be operated unless covered by bond or public liability policy as required by statute.
(F) Obedience to traffic laws. It shall be the duty of every driver of a taxicab to obey all traffic rules established by statute or ordinance.
(G) Use of taxicab for illegal purpose. It shall be unlawful to knowingly permit any taxicab to be used in the perpetration of a crime or misdemeanor.
(1983 Code, § 22-23) Penalty, see § 10.99