Taxi Safety Act of 2007.

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(625 ILCS 55/1)

Sec. 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Taxi Safety Act of 2007.

(Source: P.A. 95-598, eff. 6-1-08.)


(625 ILCS 55/5)

Sec. 5. Requirements for the operation of taxicabs.

(a) The taxi driver's picture, the taxi driver's license or registration number, and the taxicab medallion number or an exterior identification number must be posted in a visible location in each cab.

(b) There must be posted in a visible location in each taxicab a telephone number for a passenger to call if the taxi driver is operating the taxicab in a reckless manner.

(c) If a taxi driver collides with a pedestrian while operating a taxicab, resulting in bodily injury, then any responding law enforcement officers must test the taxi driver for drug and alcohol use.

(Source: P.A. 95-598, eff. 6-1-08.)


(625 ILCS 55/15)

Sec. 15. Taxi safety reporting. In counties in which vehicle citation records are not readily available to the public, the clerk of the circuit court shall furnish a list of all moving violations involving a taxi or an individual licensed or registered as a taxi driver upon the request of a unit of government that licenses, registers, or otherwise regulates taxi drivers.

(Source: P.A. 97-1062, eff. 1-1-13.)


(625 ILCS 55/20)

Sec. 20. Home rule. A home rule unit may not regulate the operation of taxicabs in a manner that is less restrictive than the regulation by the State of the operation of taxicabs under this Act. This Section is a limitation under subsection (i) of Section 6 of Article VII of the Illinois Constitution on the concurrent exercise by home rule units of powers and functions exercised by the State.

(Source: P.A. 95-598, eff. 6-1-08.)

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