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    Sec. 37-93. Revocation or Suspension - Mandatory Revocation Generally.

     

    Sec. 37-93. Revocation or suspension—mandatory revocation generally.
     
    The chief of police shall forthwith revoke and seize the registration of any taxicab driver upon ascertaining that such driver:
     
    (a) Has, within the preceding three (3) years, been convicted of a felony or petit larceny under the laws of the United States or any state; or,
     
    (b) Has, within the preceding three (3) years, been convicted of driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants or any narcotic drug under the laws of any state or municipality; or,
     
    (c) Has, within the preceding year, been convicted of any of the provisions of Code of Virginia, Title 4, relating to the transportation or sale of alcoholic beverages, or has been convicted of violating any state law or municipal ordinance relating to the sale or transportation of intoxicating liquors or relating to the sale, transportation, possession or distribution of any other controlled substance; or,
     
    (d) Has, within the preceding year, been convicted of using or allowing the use of a vehicle to aid or promote prostitution or illicit sexual intercourse, or of violating any of the provisions of Code of Virginia, Section 18.2-349; or,
     
    (e) Has, within the preceding year, been convicted of two (2) offenses of reckless driving under the laws of any state or municipality; or,
     
    (f) Has, within the preceding year, been convicted of one (1) offense of reckless driving and two (2) offenses of exceeding the speed limit under the laws of any state or municipality; or,
     
    (g) Has, within the preceding year, been convicted of three (3) offenses of exceeding the speed limit under the laws of any state or municipality.
     
    (h) Does not have in force a valid operators license issued by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles.
     
    When any taxicab driver is charged with any criminal offense that would result in the mandatory revocation of the driver's registration, if convicted, the chief of police shall suspend the driver's registration until such time as the criminal charges have been resolved. (Ord. No. O-96-136, 5-14-96)
     
    Last updated date: 10/23/2006 4:15:21 PM