§ 118.42  PROHIBITED CONDUCT.
   The holder of a license to engage in the business of operating a taxicab business or taxicab dispatch company and the holder of a license to drive a taxicab shall not:
   (A)   Operate or allow the operation of a taxicab in which the taxicab driver's license is not displayed.
   (B)   Operate or allow the operation of a taxicab in violation of any of the provisions of the highway laws of the state or of the ordinances of the city regulating traffic.
   (C)   Operate or allow the operation of a taxicab in which the appropriate rate card is not displayed.
   (D)   Demand any fare in an amount in excess of or below the established rates.
   (E)   Use a scanning device, radio, or any instrument to intercept calls of other cab companies.
   (F)   Fail to maintain a log detailing all requests for services as required in such a manner that the activities of a particular company and/or leased vehicle cannot be properly identified and reviewed by the office of the City Clerk or a law enforcement officer.
   (G)   Operate or allow the operation of a taxicab in which any passenger is riding adjacent to the driver, in a front seat of the vehicle, except when the rear seat is fully occupied, when training licensed drivers, or when transporting elderly or disabled persons who cannot readily enter the rear compartment of the taxicab.
(Ord. passed 4-4-95; Am. Ord. passed 10-3-00)  Penalty, see § 118.99