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(A) Each taxicab for which a permit has been issued shall display, in a clear and legible manner, the following information in a location easily visible to passengers: the taxicab permit, the name and photographic identification of the driver, the approved rates, and the name and contact telephone number for the taxicab company owner.
(B) Each taxicab for which a permit has been issued shall be operated in accordance with state law and this chapter and with due regard to the safety, comfort, and convenience of passengers and for the safety of the general public. Taxicabs shall never be operated in a careless or reckless manner.
(C) Taxicab drivers and operators shall conduct themselves in a manner that is orderly, civil, legal, and in compliance with this chapter at all times. Drivers shall practice good personal hygiene and shall be dressed in clean and suitable clothing at all times.
(D) Taxicab drivers may not carry weapons in their vehicles or on their person while on duty.
(E) Taxicab drivers shall comply with all reasonable and lawful requests of passengers regarding speed and routes to be taken. No driver shall deceive or attempt to deceive any passenger regarding fares, destinations, or routes to be taken.
(F) Taxicab drivers shall search their taxicab at the conclusion of each trip to discover any articles that may have been left by passengers. Any personal articles or property found shall be immediately returned to the rightful owner (if known) or reported and submitted to the Chief of Police.
(G) No taxicab driver shall permit more persons (including the driver and passengers) to occupy a taxicab than the rated seating capacity of the vehicle.
(Ord. 2011-018, passed 6-21-11) Penalty, see § 111.99