Administrative Actions and Fines

Company Administrative Actions and Fines

DESCRIPTION

FINES
(per occurrence)

ACTION

Advertising
Failure to include, in any form of advertisement; the company permit number and company name associated with the permit.
Up to $5,000 Escalating fines per advertising occurrence, up to $5,000 per incident.
Taxicab permit
Valid permit must be affixed to taxicab. Not in Service signs required if cab is not available for service.
$500 Warning or suspension of company permit and revocation of all taxicab permits. Renewal, replacement, or re-inspection and fees apply.
Random drug and alcohol testing
Failure to maintain program in accordance to the policy submitted to OCTAP.
$500 Warning or suspension of company permit and revocation of vehicle permits. Re-inspection and fees apply.
Unauthorized driver
Allowing a non-permitted individual or a driver to operate a taxicab without establishing a lease or owner-operator agreement.
$500 Warning or suspension company permit and revocation of all vehicle permits. Re-inspection and fees apply.
Insurance
Failure to submit renewal at least one business day prior to policy expiration, incomplete submission, unqualified insurance provider, or inadequate coverage.
$250 Suspension of company permit and revocation of vehicle permits on insurance policy expiration date. Re-inspection and fees apply.
Fares
Operating or allowing a driver to use a rate higher than authorized fares.
$250 Warning or suspension of company permit and revocation of vehicle permits. Re-inspection and fees may apply.
Failure to Cooperate or Comply with Regulations
Failure to respond or provide documents requested by OCTAP and any failure to comply with regulations not specifically addressed in Administrative Action and Fines.
$250 Warning or suspension company permit and revocation of all vehicle permits. Re-inspection and fees apply.
Vehicle Registration
Expired vehicle registration or operating a vehicle not registered to the OCTAP Permittee or affiliated permitted driver.
$250 Warning or suspension of company permit and revocation of vehicle permits. Re-inspection and fees apply.
Taximeter
Broken or missing seals, outdated seals, non-functioning meter, or a taximeter that charges a fare other than the authorized metered rate.
$100 Warning or suspension of company permit and revocation of vehicle permits. Re-inspection and fees apply.
Dispatch
Failure to provide reservation and dispatch services or records in accordance to company policy submitted to OCTAP, or failure to provide dispatch records to OCTAP upon request.
$100 Fine will increase to $250 after second offense in a 24 month period. May result in suspension of company permit and revocation of all vehicle permits. Re-inspection and fees apply.
DMV Pull Notice Program
Failure to maintain an active program, to enroll driver(s), to notify OCTAP of non-qualified driver(s) as required, or to provide pull notice records to OCTAP upon request.
$100 Warning or suspension of company permit and revocation of vehicle permits. Fine may increase for repeated occurrences
Customer Information
Failure to display required interior information; out of service sign.
$50 Warning.  Re-inspection and fees apply.
Driver Affiliation Notification
Failure to notify OCTAP of non-qualified or unauthorized driver(s) within 24 hours.
$50 Warning or suspension of company permit and revocation of all vehicle permits.  Re-inspection and fees apply.

 

Driver Administrative Actions and Fines

DESCRIPTION

FINES
(per occurrence)

ACTION

Advertising
Failure to include, in any form of advertisement; the company permit number and company name associated with the permit.
Up to $5,000 Escalating fines per advertising occurrence, up to $5,000 per incident.
Operating an Unsafe Vehicle        
Driver shall ensure daily that the taxicab meets all safety and inspection standards prior to placing the taxicab in service.
$250 Vehicle may be placed Out of Service. Re-inspection and fees may apply.
Fares
Failure to run taximeter; charging a fare that exceeds authorized metered rate.
$250 Repeated occurrence may result in suspension or revocation of Driver Permit.
Failure to Cooperate or Comply with Regulations
Allowing another person to use your driver permit, a non-permitted person, or driver not affiliated with Permittee to operate your taxicab. Operating a taxicab without a lease or operating agreement with Permittee; and any other failure to comply with regulations not specifically addressed in Administrative Action and Fines.
$250 Warning, suspension, or revocation of driver permit.
Acceptance of Payments
Failure to accept Visa and/or MasterCard payments.
$100 Warning, suspension, or revocation of driver permit for repeat offenses.
Company Affiliation
Driving a taxicab for a company not identified on your driver permit.
$100 Warning, suspension, or revocation of driver permit.
Failure to Cooperate
Fail to respond to requests, or to provide documents requested by OCTAP staff.
$100 Warning, suspension, or revocation of driver permit.
Altered Permit
Possession or use of an altered OCTAP permit.
$100 Warning, suspension, or revocation of driver permit.
Taximeter
Broken or missing seals, outdated seals, non-functioning meter.
$50 Taxicab will be placed Out of Service.  Re-inspection and fees will apply.
Receipt
Failure to provide a receipt or to provide a receipt that meets requirements set forth in regulations.
$25 Re-inspection and fees may apply.
Driver Permit 
Failure to display as required.
$50 Fine increases to $50 after second offense in a 24 month period.
Insurance and Registration
Failure to produce evidence of current insurance and/or registration.
$25 per item Fines increasing to $50 per item after second offense in a 24 month period.