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(A) No person shall drive a horse-drawn vehicle carrying persons for hire or by contract, unless the holder of a valid coachman's license issued pursuant to this section.
(B) The application for a coachman's license shall be made under oath to the Clerk-Treasurer and shall verify or establish that the applicant is:
(1) Able to speak, read and write the English language;
(2) The holder of a valid operator's license issued by the Bureau of Motor Vehicles of the State of Indiana;
(3) Free of defective vision, defective hearing and any other infirmities that would render him/her unfit for safe operation of a public vehicle;
(4) Free of alcohol or drug addiction;
(C) The application shall produce written evidence of experience in driving a horse-drawn carriage, or successful completion of a course in such driving given by a source approved by the Clerk-Treasurer, or both, and shall, if requested, demonstrate his/her ability.
(D) The Clerk-Treasurer may require the applicant by test or otherwise to demonstrate his/her knowledge of the requirements of this section.
(E) Upon approval of the application and payment of the fee provided in § 112.13, the Clerk-Treasurer shall issue a coachman's license to the applicant.
(Ord. 7-89, passed 8-15-89; Am. Ord. 22-4-98, passed 5-11-98) Penalty, see § 112.99