Dec 2015

General Overview – Taxi Cab Driver Requirements

City Cab taxi drivers are independent contractors. We offer a comprehensive and rigorous training program for each new driver, including time in the field and in the classroom. If you’d like to become an independent contractor taxicab driver, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be eligible to work in the United States
  • Minimum Age: 23
  • Have a valid California Class A, B, or C driver’s license for at least one year
  • Provide DMV H-6 printout, less than thirty (30) days old
  • No misdemeanor convictions within the past (3) years
  • No felony convictions
  • No Hit and Run resulting in injury or death
  • No Hit and Run resulting in property damage within the last (3) years
  • No reckless driving or DUI causing injury
  • No reckless driving or DUI within the last (10) years
  • No more than (3) moving violations within the past (3) years with a maximum of (2) violations within the last year or no more than (2) chargeable vehicle accidents within the last (3) years
  • Must enroll and pass a drug/ alcohol test and participate in random drug test program
  • Submit to medical exam if required by insurance carrier
  • Be screened and accepted by our insurance carrier
  • Have no physical or mental conditions that would prevent the driver from boarding, alighting, securing, and transporting passengers safely
  • Be able to comprehend, write, and speak English
  • Be familiar with Los Angeles County
  • Obtain taxi driver permit(s) for all cities you will operate in
  • No bandit conviction
  • Attend training programs
  • Have a pleasant personality and be people friendly!

If you have any questions regarding our taxi driver positions, please contact us at 818-252-1670. To fill out an application, please bring your recent DMV H6 printout (less than 30 days old) to our offices during business hours: (Mon-Fri 10:00am-04:00pm)

LA City Cab
7955 San Fernando Rd. Sun Valley CA 91352
O 818 252 1670

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