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LIC-8.24 - Driver Permits Programs and Skills Tests


Administrative Rule Adopted by Private for Hire Transportation Board of Review Pursuant to Rule-Making Authority



A.  The following driver safety programs are approved by the Bureau for purposes of 16.40.090.F:


1.  Fifty Five Alive


2.  National Traffic Safety Institute classroom program with additional Passenger/Van module


3.  Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with passenger endorsement (for limousine drivers only)


4.  Any driver safety program offered by a taxi, LPT, limousine, shuttle or SAT company that is approved by the Administrator as being equivalent to those programs listed in subsections 1-3 above.


B.  The following customer service programs are approved by the Bureau for purposes of 16.40.090.F:


1.  Travel Oregon’s online customer service training. A score of 80% or better is required to pass.


2.  The Administrator will approve a private for-hire transportation-specific customer service training as this becomes available.


C.  When a permit is issued, the Administrator will provide certification paperwork to the driver. Within 6 months of issuance of a driver’s permit, the driver must submit the completed certification paperwork to the Administrator as proof of completion of an approved program. Permits are automatically revoked if a driver fails to successfully complete the program within 6 months from the date of the permit issuance.


D.  The Bureau will administer the skills tests described in 16.40.090.G.


E. Applicants that fail a skills test are not eligible to retake that test for at least 14 days.


F.  If an applicant has successfully completed any safety program listed in subsection A (1-4) above within 12 months before applying for a permit, the applicant is considered in compliance with 16.40.090 F. 1.


Reference: City Code Chapter 16.40 Private For-Hire Transportation Regulations.




Adopted by the Private for Hire Transportation Board of Review October 14, 2009 as Administrative Rule No. PFH 16.40.090-02.

Renumbered by City Auditor and filed for inclusion in PPD October 21, 2009.

Table of Contents
LIC-8.17 - Selecting Industry Board Members
LIC-8.18 - Initial Board Terms
LIC-8.19 - Replacing Board Members
LIC-8.20 - Fuel Surcharges
LIC-8.21 - Driver Permits Criminal Checks
LIC-8.22 - Pedicab Driver Permits Programs and Skills Tests
LIC-8.23 - Driver Permits DMV Records and Criminal Checks
LIC-8.24 - Driver Permits Programs and Skills Tests
LIC-8.25 - Driver Permit Renewals
LIC-8.26 - Criteria for Exception to Vehicle Age Requirement
LIC-8.27 - Safety Certificates
LIC-8.28 - Market Saturation Factors
LIC-8.29 - Limit on Number of Executive Sedan Permits
LIC-8.30 - Decal Placement
LIC-8.31 - Vehicle Requirements
LIC-8.32 - Vehicle "No Smoking" Signage
LIC-8.33 - Prearranged Defined
LIC-8.34 - Maximum Shuttle Fare
LIC-8.35 - Minimum Livery Fare
LIC-8.36 - Safety Fund Grant Process
LIC-8.37 - Initial Terms of Permits, Decals and Taxiplates