Chicago Taxi Rules & Regulations 2013

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  • 1. 
    What is the rate per person for a shared ride from O’Hare Airport within the designated boundaries?
    • A. 

      24$

    • B. 

      30$

    • C. 

      22$

    • D. 

      20$


  • 2. 
    At the beginning of a trip, a public chauffeur and a passenger are able to negotiate  a fare (must be lower than what is on the cab's meter). Where is this not allowed? 
    • A. 

      O'Hare International and Midway airports

    • B. 

      Union Station and Oglivie Transportation Center

    • C. 

      Hospitals and churches

    • D. 

      Museums and historic sites

    • E. 

      O'Hare and Midway airports / Union Station and Oglivie Transportation Center


  • 3. 
    Chauffeur shall make available upon the passenger's request a fully completed 
    • A. 

      Tap voucher

    • B. 

      Receipt

    • C. 

      Lease agreement

    • D. 

      Chauffeur's license


  • 4. 
    A lessee (driver) can not be required by the lessor (affiliation) to lease for more than  a __ period at one time. 
    • A. 

      24 hour

    • B. 

      40 hour

    • C. 

      168 hour

    • D. 

      720 hours


  • 5. 
    Can a lessee sublease his vehicle during the time period for which he has it leased? 
    • A. 

      Only with permission of Department of BACP

    • B. 

      Only with permission from the lessor

    • C. 

      Only with permission from the lessee

    • D. 

      You cannot sub-lease your vehicle


  • 6. 
    Taxi cab chauffeur shall take the most __ to the passenger's destination.
    • A. 

      Direct route

    • B. 

      Direct route unless specifically directed by the passenger to take an alternate route

    • C. 

      Most expensive route

    • D. 

      Most scenic route


  • 7. 
    When arriving without a passenger at O'Hare International Airport, where do you first  proceed? 
    • A. 

      Upper level starter gate

    • B. 

      Lower level starter area

    • C. 

      Taxi Cab Staging area

    • D. 

      United Airline Terminal One


  • 8. 
    No cab shall be permitted at a terminal unless the chauffeur has a _______ for the terminal. 
    • A. 

      A valid staging area ticket or pre-arranged ride form

    • B. 

      A valid parking permit pass

    • C. 

      The permission of a Chicago Police Officer

    • D. 

      A permission slip from a passenger


  • 9. 
    A chauffeur returning from a short trip will enter in the staging area provided the  driver receipt shows no more than minutes.   
    • A. 

      4th lane, 40 minutes

    • B. 

      Lst lane being used, 45 minutes

    • C. 

      Short trip lane, 45 minutes

    • D. 

      Short trip lane, 40 minutes


  • 10. 
    Which of the suburbs listed below is within the short trip boundaries from O'Hare International  Airport? 
    • A. 

      Skokie

    • B. 

      Harwood Heights

    • C. 

      Mount Prospect

    • D. 

      Lincolnwood


  • 11. 
    Which of the following is NOT a boundary of O'hare and Midway Airports' shared Ride Program?
    • A. 

      Fullerton

    • B. 

      Ashland

    • C. 

      35th street

    • D. 

      Lake Michigan


  • 12. 
    The passenger who is first in waiting line at airport terminal:
    • A. 

      May select any cab in line

    • B. 

      May choose to be a shared ride

    • C. 

      May take the first cab in line

    • D. 

      All of the answers are correct


  • 13. 
    What is the maximum time allowed to wait for additional passengers at O’Hare Airport under the Shared Ride Program when one passenger is already seated in the cab?
    • A. 

      20 minutes

    • B. 

      15 minutes

    • C. 

      10 minutes

    • D. 

      30 minutes


  • 14. 
    Who has complete authority to make final decisions pertaining to loading shared ride pass at the airport?
    • A. 

      The starter

    • B. 

      The chauffeur

    • C. 

      The passengers

    • D. 

      The policemen on duty


  • 15. 
    A Taxicab may be left unattended in the Terminal Loading Zone area?
    • A. 

      No more than ten minutes

    • B. 

      No more than five minutes

    • C. 

      Time depends on position in line

    • D. 

      At no time


  • 16. 
    When the shared Ride in effect at O’Hare and Midway Airports?
    • A. 

      At all times

    • B. 

      While starter are on duty

    • C. 

      From 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM

    • D. 

      Monday through Friday only after 6:00 PM


  • 17. 
    Who may participate in Shared Ride program?  
    • A. 

      All taxicabs

    • B. 

      Only designated taxicabs and drivers

    • C. 

      Only drivers applying for shared ride emblems for their taxicabs

    • D. 

      Drivers with a minimum of three years experience


  • 18. 
    Lost articles not claimed by proper owner shall be turned over to the finder
    • A. 

      2 weeks

    • B. 

      30 days

    • C. 

      60days

    • D. 

      90 days


  • 19. 
    While you’re public chauffeur’s license is under suspension you
    • A. 

      Must appeal to Secretary of State to be able to continue to drive

    • B. 

      Must appeal to the Commissioner of Consumer Service to be able to continue to work

    • C. 

      Are not permitted to operate a public passenger vehicle

    • D. 

      Are permitted to operate a public passenger vehicle only on a limited basis


  • 20. 
    When a chauffeur is accused of a violation he / she is entitled to
    • A. 

      Be represented by a lawyer of his / her own choosing

    • B. 

      Request the police officer who issued the citation to be present

    • C. 

      Present evidence on his / her own behalf

    • D. 

      All answers are correct


  • 21. 
    A Cab entering a Cab stand:
    • A. 

      May back into a cab stand

    • B. 

      Must take the last position

    • C. 

      Must take the first position

    • D. 

      May double park


  • 22. 
    A taxi is unattended at the airport
    • A. 

      When the taxi driver is more than 10 feet away from his vehicle in the staging area

    • B. 

      When the taxi driver has no passengers in the vehicle

    • C. 

      When the taxi driver is getting a short trip ticket

    • D. 

      When the taxi driver is outside of the cad loading luggage in the trunk


  • 23. 
    No taxicab chauffeur shall refuse Person transportation in an unoccupied cab to any destination within the City or suburbs unless
    • A. 

      The chauffeur thinks that the passenger will be unable to pay the fare

    • B. 

      The passenger is handicapped

    • C. 

      The passenger wants to go to a disreputable neighborhood

    • D. 

      He/ She is on his/ her way to pick up a passenger in answer to a call for service


  • 24. 
    When a taxi driver changes his/her place of residence which of the following is the proper procedure to follow?
    • A. 

      Notify the Secretary of State and Department of Consumer Services Public Vehicle Operations at the time of expiration of current license

    • B. 

      Notify the Department of Consumer Services Public Vehicle Operations within 72 hours and notify the Secretary of State

    • C. 

      Notify the Department of Consumer Services Public Vehicle Operations immediately but wait for notification to Secretary of State until expiration of driver’s license

    • D. 

      Notify the Department of Consumer Services Public Vehicle Operations and the Secretary of State within one calendar month of the move


  • 25. 
    How many passengers are allowed for share ride?
    • A. 

      Minimum 2, maximum 3

    • B. 

      Minimum 1, maximum 2

    • C. 

      Minimum 2, maximum 4

    • D. 

      As many they comfortable


  • 26. 
    Which of the following is correct?
    • A. 

      Littering attract disease carryng rats

    • B. 

      Littering attracts birds which may result in aircraft damage at airports

    • C. 

      Littering at any time and place is a violation of the public chauffeur rules and regulations

    • D. 

      All of the answers are correct


  • 27. 
    If you refuse a fare because you do not know the location of the requested destination – what action will be taken against you?
    • A. 

      No action because if you do not know a location you should not pick up the fare

    • B. 

      You will be charged with a refusal of service violation only

    • C. 

      You will be charged with a refusal of service violation and will be re tested on the chauffeur’s test

    • D. 

      You will only have to take the chauffeur’s test again


  • 28. 
    Taxicab with passengers may discharge their fair:
    • A. 

      Only if the passenger insis

    • B. 

      Only if the upper level is crowded

    • C. 

      Only if they go to the bus shuttle center or the airport hotel

    • D. 

      Never


  • 29. 
    When is ilegal to display the Not For Hire sign?
    • A. 

      When responding to a radio or telephone order

    • B. 

      When on rout for meals or personal necessity

    • C. 

      When the meter is out of service

    • D. 

      A taxi cab is parked or standing in any Cab Stand


  • 30. 
    The term ‘’Cab Stand’’ refer to?
    • A. 

      An area 30 feet or more from a city fire hydrant

    • B. 

      Any street where cabs line up for passenger pick-up

    • C. 

      The waiting area at Midway

    • D. 

      The roadway along side the curb set aside by city ordinance for taxi cabs to wait for passengers


  • 31. 
    When there are cabs waiting in on established cab stand a cruising cab may accept a load?
    • A. 

      In front of the stand

    • B. 

      Across the street from stand

    • C. 

      In back of the stand

    • D. 

      Alongside of the stand


  • 32. 
    What is the rate of share ride from Midway withim the designated boundaries?
    • A. 

      16$

    • B. 

      20$

    • C. 

      18$

    • D. 

      15$


  • 33. 
    A chauffeur needs Not to start the taxi-meter when:
    • A. 

      Passenger request a suburban destination

    • B. 

      Group ride is in effect

    • C. 

      Share ride is in effect

    • D. 

      On a Short Trip


  • 34. 
    From O’Hare , which of the following statement is NOT correct?
    • A. 

      The south side limit for short trip ride is Irving Park

    • B. 

      The west side limit for short trip ride is City Limit

    • C. 

      The east side limit for short trip ride is Harlem

    • D. 

      The north side limit for short trip ride is Howard


  • 35. 
     You change your name. How many days do you have to change your license with dept of consumers
    • A. 

      30 days

    • B. 

      7 days

    • C. 

      25 days

    • D. 

      3 days


  • 36. 
    A driver may negotiate a fare or flat rate lower than the metered rate before beginning a trip , but what would the requirement be?
    • A. 

      The trip must be estimated to exceed 5 miles and the meter is used

    • B. 

      The trip must be estimated to exceed 10 miles and use the meter

    • C. 

      The customer had better have a good story to expect the driver to take less than what is normally due for the ride

    • D. 

      The trip must be within the city limits


  • 37. 
    A major offense committed by a chauffeur who has previously been found guilty of committing ______ or more major offense shall be deemed an aggravated major offense:
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four


  • 38. 
    Regarding the passing of the eye exam , what is the minimal requirement?
    • A. 

      20/20

    • B. 

      20/30

    • C. 

      20/40

    • D. 

      20/50

    • E. 

      None of the above


  • 39. 
    Jitney service cars do not need licensing. A driver can use his private car to provide this service.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 40. 
    When may a driver allow a  passenger in the front seat?
    • A. 

      The driver is off duty and the ‘’not for hire ‘’ sign is clearly displayed

    • B. 

      The passenger has written authorization from the commissioner

    • C. 

      All other seats are occupied

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above


  • 41. 
    Veda has been driving for a few months now and a few long time cab drivers told her that she should ‘’ steer ‘’ customers to the location that she drops off frequently especially since most of them pay $5.00 per customer brought there. What do you say to this suggestion to Veda?
    • A. 

      Veda should make that extra money

    • B. 

      The customer will be happy, why not?

    • C. 

      The city says no , no soliciting patronage

    • D. 

      None of the answers are correct


  • 42. 
    Regarding the requirement for servicing underserved areas , a driver must respond to requests for service in these areas a least              _____ during each 24 hours ____ period , or at least 7 times during a  _______
    • A. 

      Twice , lunch , year

    • B. 

      Twice , sleep , football game

    • C. 

      Once , lease , weekly lease

    • D. 

      Once , day , lease


  • 43. 
    Which statement does NOT apply to livery pickups?
    • A. 

      Passengers may flag an empty limo seen on the street

    • B. 

      Arrangements must be made through the office where the vehicle is operated

    • C. 

      A fixed charge or rate is charged

    • D. 

      They may wait for pick-ups at cab stands , but no longer that 30 minutes

    • E. 

      Both a & d not apply


  • 44. 
    Which does NOT apply to livery pick-ups?  
    • A. 

      An engagements must be previously arranged

    • B. 

      Passengers may flag an empty limo seen on the street

    • C. 

      Arrangements must be made through the office where the vehicle is operated

    • D. 

      A fixed charge or rate is agreed upon in advance


  • 45. 
     Which statement applies to liveries:  
    • A. 

      The meter starts when the passenger enters the vehicle

    • B. 

      The price is negotiated before the passenger starts his/her trip

    • C. 

      Liveries go to the first position in the airport taxi loading zone

    • D. 

      None of the answers


  • 46. 
    The chauffer’s license must be properly displayed in the place provided when the vehicle:
    • A. 

      Is in a cab stand

    • B. 

      Is at O’Hare Airport

    • C. 

      Is carrying passengers

    • D. 

      All answers are correct


  • 47. 
    What is the proper procedure to follow when a chauffeur finds any package – article – baggage or goods of any kind left in the vehicle? 
    • A. 

      Report it to the police department

    • B. 

      Take article back to last destination address

    • C. 

      Take it to the department of consumer services or a cab company having a lost and found facility

    • D. 

      Look for identification to determine ownership


  • 48. 
    Which statement does not apply to group ride?  
    • A. 

      Each passenger pays $10.00

    • B. 

      Only at the direction of the first passenger

    • C. 

      Collection of only one fare is permitted

    • D. 

      The last passenger to leave is required to pay the fare


  • 49. 
    When would it be WRONG to take an indirect route  
    • A. 

      Weather conditions prohibit taking the most direct route

    • B. 

      The passenger requests it

    • C. 

      Street closing prevents the most direct route

    • D. 

      An indirect route is chosen to increase the fare


  • 50. 
    If you are convicted of 2 moving violation within 12 months period, how many hours of training must you undergo?
    • A. 

      4 hours

    • B. 

      8 hours

    • C. 

      4 hours + 2 hours behind the wheel

    • D. 

      8 hours + 2 hours behind the wheel


  • 51. 
    The southern boundary for a short trip from O’Hare is
    • A. 

      Irving park

    • B. 

      Cermak

    • C. 

      Roosevelt

    • D. 

      95th and King Drive


  • 52. 
    A driver found liable two times for refusal of service to individual with a guide dog will…
    • A. 

      Be fined up to $750.00

    • B. 

      Have his/her license revoked

    • C. 

      Be suspended for 29 days

    • D. 

      Attend sensitivity classes


  • 53. 
    Maintaining professionalism with your customer is important because  
    • A. 

      It helps to communicate your best image and positive attitude

    • B. 

      It creates a good first impression

    • C. 

      Before you open your mouth, your appearance speaks for you

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 54. 
    Projecting a “positive image” at all times means:
    • A. 

      Always being positive

    • B. 

      Always wearing a suit, coat, jacket and cologne

    • C. 

      Being aware of your appearance, hygiene, language and attitude

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 55. 
    Any chauffer who violates any order rule or regulation relating to the administration or enforcement of Chapter 28 may be suspended by the Commissioner of Consumer Services period of from ____ to ____ days.
    • A. 

      1 to 9

    • B. 

      1 to 19

    • C. 

      1 to 29

    • D. 

      1 to 39


  • 56. 
    If a licensed chaueffur leases a vehicle for 24 hours – how many drivers may legally operate the taxi cab during that period?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four


  • 57. 
    The best way to prevent customer dissatisfaction is to:
    • A. 

      Anticipate passenger’s needs

    • B. 

      Annoy the passenger

    • C. 

      Accept whatever the customer dishes out

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 58. 
    Where must a taxicab chauffeur be in order to be hired when his/her vehicle occupies a position in a taxicab stand?
    • A. 

      Standing immediately next to their vehicle

    • B. 

      Within 6 feet of their vehicle

    • C. 

      At the wheel of their vehicle

    • D. 

      Anywhere he/she can see the vehicle


  • 59. 
    Should the chauffeur of a taxicab thoroughly search the interior of his/her vehicle
    • A. 

      Immediately at the end of each trip

    • B. 

      Whenever the owner tell you to

    • C. 

      The vehicle never needs to searched

    • D. 

      All of the answers are incorrect


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