§ 9-112-250

Restriction on consecutive hours of operation

a.

Starting six months after the effective date of this chapter, licensees must implement processes to ensure that no chauffeur operates a taxicab for more than 12 consecutive hours within a 24 hour period.

b.

Furthermore, licensees must implement processes to ensure that chauffeurs rest or refrain from operating a taxicab for a period of 8 consecutive hours prior to the start of a 12 hour lease.

c.

If a licensee enters into a 24 hour lease (daily or weekly) with a chauffeur, the licensee must implement processes that ensure that that chauffeur is resting or refraining from operating a taxicab after a 12 hour consecutive shift for a minimum of 8 consecutive hours.  Licensees are liable for violations of the municipal code or applicable rules committed by their lessee chauffeur after the chauffeur has operated a taxicab for 12 consecutive hours.

d.

The commissioner by rule may restrict lease terms and consecutive hours a chauffeur may operate a taxicab.

(Added Coun. J. 1-18-12, p. 19118, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 6-6-12, p. 28356, § 18)

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