Chapter 28 VEHICLES FOR HIRE*
Section 28-97 Additional passengers in taxicabs.
(a) When a driver is transporting a passenger, no other person
shall be received by the driver
into such taxicab until the destination is reached without the consent of such passenger. No
charge shall be made for any additional passenger except when the passenger rides beyond the
previous passenger's destination, and then only for the additional distance traveled, except for the
charge for an extra passenger as posted in the schedule of rates.
(b) In cases where more than one passenger enters a taxicab
at the same time, bound for
different destinations, the fare shall be charged as follows: When a passenger reaches his
destination and pays his fare, the meter shall be reset. When a passenger reaches his destination
and does not pay the fare or any part of the fare, then the fare or any part of the fare not paid by
the passenger shall be paid by the last passenger to reach his destination. However, the last
passenger so delivered shall not be liable to pay more than the rate that he would have been
obligated to pay if he were the only passenger from point of being taken on as a passenger to his
point of destination.
(c) Any person operating a taxicab in violation of this section
shall be guilty of a
(Ord. No. 12094, § 1, 12-12-88)