Sec. 37-44.1. Violation by passengers; misdemeanor, objection.
Any passengers in a taxicab who fail to act in a orderly manner so as to permit the safe operation of the taxicab by the driver, or who fail to obey the directions of the driver or person in charge of the taxicab, to act in an orderly manner, shall be deemed guilty of a class 4 misdemeanor. Furthermore, such persons may be ejected from any taxicab by the driver or person in charge of the taxicab, or by any police officer or other conservator of the peace; and in case such persons ejected have paid their fares, they shall not be in entitled to the return of any part of the same. For the refusal of any passenger to abide by the direction of the driver or person in charge of the taxicab, and his consequent ejection from such taxicab, neither the driver, owner, manager or company operating or owning the taxicab shall be liable for damages in any court. (Ord. No. O- 96-136, 5-14-96)
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