Did you knowâ€Ś All Permitted Taxi vehicles must display a valid OCTAP sticker in the rear window?
Did you knowâ€Ś All Permitted taxi drivers must display a valid OCTAP permit on the dash area of the vehicle, within easy sight of the passenger?
Did you knowâ€Ś All Permitted taxi drivers must pass a Department of Justice (DOJ) background investigation and must be enrolled in a subsequent arrest notification program.
Did you knowâ€Ś All Permitted taxi drivers must pass annual drug and alcohol screens, and are subject to random drug and alcohol screening?
Did you knowâ€Ś All permitted taxi vehicles are inspected annually and are subject to random safety inspections?
Did you knowâ€Ś All taxi meters must be recalibrated annually, and must contain a valid meter seal?
Did you knowâ€Ś All taxi drivers must run the meter any time that they are carrying a passenger, regardless of any quoted fare or flat rate quote?
Did you knowâ€Ś All taxi drivers must accept credit cards as a form of payment?
Did you knowâ€Ś All taxi drivers must provide a written receipt if requested?
Did you knowâ€Ś That all taxi companies must have 24 hour live dispatch, and be available by telephone 24 hours a day?
Did you knowâ€Ś OCTAP and its enforcement partners, the 34 cities and County of Orange, regularly operate taxi checkpoints and sting operations throughout the County?
Did you knowâ€Ś OCTAP, we operate with your safety and comfort in mind.
Did you knowâ€Ś A taxi driver may not charge more than the meter rate, even if the customer was quoted a higher flat rate fare?
Did you knowâ€Ś OCTAP is an association of the thirty four cities and the County of Orange, and that OCTAP regulations are adopted onto each City and into the County Municipal Codes?
Did you know… More to come….
Published on Nov 8, 2010