Decal. A decal is a sticker issued by the Commission evidencing licensing of a for-hire vehicle.
Dispatch. A dispatch is a request for a driver by a base to provide transportation to a passenger who has previously arranged for such transportation with the base.
Driver. A driver is a person who drives a for-hire vehicle and who is required to be licensed by the Commission.
For-hire operator's permit. A for-hire operator's permit is a permit issued by the Commission to persons who meet Commission qualifications as for- hire vehicle drivers.
For-hire vehicle. A for-hire vehicle is a motor vehicle carrying passengers for-hire in the City, [designed to carry fewer than nine] with a seating capacity of twenty passengers or less, excluding the driver, with three (3) or more doors, other than a taxicab, coach, [or] wheelchair accessible van, commuter van or an authorized bus operating pursuant to applicable provisions of law, and not permitted to accept street hails from prospective passengers in the street and required to be licensed by the Commission.
For-hire vehicle permit. A for-hire vehicle permit is a permit issued by the Commission to a vehicle or base owner to allow an affiliated vehicle to be dispatched by said base.
Livery. Livery means a for-hire vehicle designed to carry fewer than six passengers, excluding the driver, which charges for service on the basis of flat rate, time, mileage, or zones.
Luxury limousine. A luxury limousine is a for-hire vehicle [designed to carry fewer than nine] with a seating capacity of twenty passengers or less, excluding the driver, which is dispatched by its base from a central facility which has certified to the satisfaction of the Commission that more than ninety percent of its for-hire business is on a payment basis other than direct cash payment by a passenger, and whose passengers are charged on the basis of garage to garage service and on a flat rate basis or per unit of time or mileage, for which there is maintained personal injury insurance coverage