(A)   Every new driver of a taxicab and airport shuttle shall attend an approved hospitality and safety-training program within 60 days of receiving a temporary driver's permit.
   (B)   Every previously licensed taxicab and airport shuttle driver shall attend an approved hospitality and safety-training course or refresher course within the year before applying for renewal of a driver's permit.
   (C)   Temporary driver's permits issued to new drivers shall expire after 60 days from the date of their issuance unless the Director or staff has been notified by the approved hospitality and safety training course staff that the required training has been completed.
   (D)   Upon such expiration of a permit, the driver shall not operate any vehicle for hire until such time as he or she has completed training, and makes application for and is issued a new driver's permit.
   (E)   In the event that a previously licensed driver fails to satisfactorily complete the required training before the expiration of his or her current permit, such driver may not apply for renewal of a permit but shall be treated as a new driver.
(1999 Lou. Code, § 111.557)  (Lou. Ord. No. 115-1979, approved 8-17-1979; Lou. Am. Ord. No. 125-1979, approved 9-17-1979; Lou. Am. Ord. No. 370-1987, approved 12-28-1987; Lou. Am. Ord. No. 172-1996, approved 8-28-1996; Lou. Am. Ord. No. 0045-2002, § 1, approved 3-29-2002; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 223-2005, approved 12-27-2005)  Penalty, see § 115.999