Public Utilities and Carriers

Taxicabs and Limited Public Motor Vehicles

SECTION 39-14-8

§ 39-14-8. Base of operations of limited public vehicles.

A limited public motor vehicle may only be operated from private property if the property is owned by the owner of the vehicle or is used exclusively for the purpose of transportation of passengers for hire and is leased by the owner of the vehicle; but no vehicle shall be operated from any taxicab stand on any public highway; nor shall the operator thereof transport any passenger for hire unless the transportation is requested by the passenger at an office of the owner of the vehicle, either personally or by telephone.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1938, ch. 100, § 1; P.L. 1956, ch. 3829, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 101, § 1; P.L. 1956, ch. 3830, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 39-14-8.)