In the transportation industry, there is a list of rights for both taxi drivers and passengers. The Taxi Bill of Rights is composed of principles summarizing the expectations of cab drivers and passengers. We, the Spring Hill TN Taxi, have the best and most affordable transportation services in Franklin, TN. Taxi drivers working for our company are aware of their rights, and you, our valued clients, should be aware of your rights too.
Here is a concise list of the rights of both the driver and passenger that you should know about:
The Rights of a Cab or Taxi Driver
The driver has the right to deny transportation services when a passenger is offensive in the manner of communicating or is verbally abusive, screaming, harassing, or threatening.
The driver is not obliged to pick up his passenger if the latter refuses or fails to give a minimum deposit for the fare.
The driver has the right to refuse service to his passengers when they continue smoking after being advised or instructed to stop.
The driver has the right to terminate service when the passenger does not comply with providing a valid address or poses a potential health risk to the driver.
The driver has the right to install or equip his vehicle with precautionary measures, such as a camera and bullet proof partition, for his safety and security.
The driver has the right to deny another fare when he is dispatched to pick up another passenger
Taxi or cab drivers have the right to obtain a medallion once the local government issues them their HACK license. This is under the U.S. Bill of Rights, the antitrust law, the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments, and the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution and the Universal Declaration of the United Nations.
The Rights of Passengers
Passengers have the right not to be refused transportation services based on their cultural background, disability, race, ethnicity, gender, or sexual orientation.
Passengers have the right to pay in cash or electronically through a credit or debit card.
Passengers have the right to have a peaceful or quiet trip and an overall clean, odor-free atmosphere.
Passengers are entitled to travel with their assistance animal.
Passengers have the right to have an unobstructed view of the operator's permit and taximeter.
Passengers have the right to either give or not give any tips to the driver and pay an extra amount for additional baggage or belongings.
Passengers have the right to a safe transportation service without the driver going over his phone while driving
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