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No owner or driver of a taxicab shall charge any passenger or passengers any rate for service within the limits of the city other than is provided for in this section or as allowed by § 118.34 of this subchapter.
(A) Metered fares. For the first one-sixth mile or fraction thereof for one passenger, $3; and for each one-sixth mile or fraction thereof thereafter, $.40; and for each additional passenger, $.25.
(B) Flat rate taxi fares. Notwithstanding division (A) of this section, if a trip begins or ends within the city and the other point of destination is the Manchester Airport, the taxi flat rate fare schedule in effect and issued by the airport authority shall apply. Each taxicab shall maintain a copy of that fare schedule and zone maps in the vehicle and make them available for a passenger's inspection upon request.
(C) For waiting time after the cab has arrived at a place of call or while standing at the direction of the passenger, $.25 for each minute or fraction thereof.
(D) No charge shall be made for waiting in advance of the time at which the cab is wanted as given in the call nor for delay due to inefficiency of the taxicab or its operation nor for mileage or time other than proceeding in the in most direct way to the destination.
(E) Hand luggage shall be carried free.
(Ord. passed 4-4-95; Am. Ord. passed 10-3-00; Am. Ord. passed 12-1-09) Penalty, see § 118.99