§ 1021.16. Service issues regarding people with disabilities.
(a) If on-duty and not already transporting a passenger, a taxicab driver shall stop the taxicab when hailed by a person with a disability. The driver shall determine if the services requested by the person can be reasonably accommodated by the vehicle and adhere to the following procedure:
(1) If the service request can be reasonably accommodated, the driver shall provide the service.
(2) If the service request cannot be reasonably accommodated, the driver shall call a dispatcher immediately to arrange for service by the closest taxicab available that can accommodate the persons request.
(b) This section may not be interpreted to require or permit a taxicab to provide service in an area outside the rights identified in the taxicab certificate holders rights. For example, this section does not permit a partial-rights taxicab to stop for a hail outside of its defined geographical area.
The provisions of this § 1021.16 amended September 12, 2014, effective September 13, 2014, 44 Pa.B. 5867. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (373134).
This section cited in 52 Pa. Code § 1019.8 (relating to dispatcher requirements).
No part of the information on this site may be reproduced for profit or sold for profit.
This material has been drawn directly from the official Pennsylvania Code full text database. Due to the limitations of HTML or differences in display capabilities of different browsers, this version may differ slightly from the official printed version.