SEC. 11-260.  PURPOSE.
   (A)   The purpose of this article is to protect the public health, safety and welfare in regard to taxicab transportation service.
   (B)   The purpose of this article is to regulate taxicabs and other vehicles for hire with the objective of modernizing the regulation of taxicab transportation services. The requirements set forth in this article are intended to protect the public's health, safety, and welfare by ensuring that taxicabs and other vehicles for hire charge reasonable rates, are adequately insured, provide safe vehicles for transport of the general public, and employ persons that do not pose a threat to passengers, pedestrians, or other drivers.
(`64 Code, Sec. 30-1)  (Ord. No. 2468, 2954)