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POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Griffin-Valade Charter, Code & Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter Title 16 Vehicles and Tra Chapter 16.40 Private For-Hire Transportation Regulations.
16.40.490 Safety Fund.

A.  The For-Hire Transportation Safety Fund (Safety Fund) is designed to provide adequate funding to ensure the safety of both the riding public and the for-hire transportation drivers.

 

B.  The Bureau administers the Safety Fund. The Bureau has the authority to determine appropriate expenditures of the Safety Fund for driver, passenger and vehicle safety improvements for the industries regulated by Chapter 16.40.

 

C.  The Safety Fund is funded by revenues generated by permit, decal and taxiplate fees. 

 

D.  The Bureau will disperse Safety Fund revenues only by grant, with the grant process outlined in administrative rule. Utilization of digital security camera system grants by taxicab companies is restricted to the cost of purchase of digital security camera systems plus an amount sufficient to subsidize installation of the cameras as determined by the Board.