Recent Changes for "Wiki Community/Cabs" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/Wiki_Community/CabsRecent Changes of the page "Wiki Community/Cabs" on Davis Wiki.en-us Wiki Community/Cabshttp://daviswiki.org/Wiki_Community/Cabs2011-11-14 20:01:14BruceHansenmeter <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wiki Community/Cabs<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 6: </td> <td> Line 6: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Meters are set to a particular rate or mutiple rates and sealed by wire and <span>&nbsp;the metallic stamp of a particular technician</span>. The Yolo County Weights and Measures section of the Department of Agriculture road tests and provides a certification stamp for each new taxicab that is added to a fleet. If the taxicab has been certified by another county Yolo County may just look at the meter and issue certification without road testing it. The certification stamps are issued yearly. Taxicabs are tested and recertified yearly. --["Users/BruceHansen" Art] </td> <td> <span>+</span> Meters are set to a particular rate or mutiple rates and sealed by wire and <span>soft metal bearing the stamp that was assigned to the taxi meter technician </span>. The Yolo County Weights and Measures section of the Department of Agriculture road tests and provides a certification stamp for each new taxicab that is added to a fleet. If the taxicab has been certified by another county Yolo County may just look at the meter and issue certification without road testing it. The certification stamps are issued yearly. Taxicabs are tested and recertified yearly. --["Users/BruceHansen" Art] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Wiki Community/Cabshttp://daviswiki.org/Wiki_Community/Cabs2011-11-14 19:04:12TomGarbersonUpdating link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wiki Community/Cabs<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * A good start is David's explanation [<span>"</span>Village<span>&nbsp;</span>Cab/Talk<span>"</span> here]. I'm setting up a server; if this is still undone in a couple hours, I'll do it. -jw </td> <td> <span>+</span> * A good start is David's explanation [<span>http://daviswiki.org/</span>Village<span>_</span>Cab/Talk<span>?action=recall&amp;version=420</span> here]. I'm setting up a server; if this is still undone in a couple hours, I'll do it. -jw </td> </tr> </table> </div> Wiki Community/Cabshttp://daviswiki.org/Wiki_Community/Cabs2011-09-19 20:32:49BruceHansenre-do meter, add odomter <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wiki Community/Cabs<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 6: </td> <td> Line 6: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- It should be (a) inspected and sealed by Yolo County Weights and Measures or be (b) accepted by Yolo County if sealed by anouther county or possibly from the (c) calibration of a meter technician? I'm sure about a and b. Not sure if b requires a Yolo County Seal. --["Users/BruceHansen" Art]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Meters are set to a particular rate or mutiple rates and sealed by wire and the metallic stamp of a particular technician. The Yolo County Weights and Measures section of the Department of Agriculture road tests and provides a certification stamp for each new taxicab that is added to a fleet. If the taxicab has been certified by another county Yolo County may just look at the meter and issue certification without road testing it. The certification stamps are issued yearly. Taxicabs are tested and recertified yearly. --["Users/BruceHansen" Art]<br> + <br> + Non Metered<br> + In recent years it became legal for taxicabs to optionally operate with an odometer instead of a meter. The odometer must be certified similar to that for a meter.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Wiki Community/Cabshttp://daviswiki.org/Wiki_Community/Cabs2011-09-19 18:07:22JabberWokkyI'm setting up a server; if this is still undone in a couple hours, I'll do it. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wiki Community/Cabs<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * A good start is David's explanation ["Village Cab/Talk" here]. I'm setting up a server; if this is still undone in a couple hours, I'll do it. -jw</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Wiki Community/Cabshttp://daviswiki.org/Wiki_Community/Cabs2011-09-19 13:01:18JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wiki Community/Cabs<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * See ["Wiki Community"]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Bruce promised to expand ["Taxi etiquette"], never completed it. -jw</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Wiki Community/Cabshttp://daviswiki.org/Wiki_Community/Cabs2011-09-19 12:26:59StevenDaubertresponse to JW <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wiki Community/Cabs<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ I've wanted to do Cab Etiquette geared for companies, that way riders know what to look for etc ["Daubert"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Wiki Community/Cabshttp://daviswiki.org/Wiki_Community/Cabs2011-09-19 12:15:09BruceHansenWiki Community link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wiki Community/Cabs<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + * See ["Wiki Community"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Wiki Community/Cabshttp://daviswiki.org/Wiki_Community/Cabs2011-09-19 12:11:40BruceHansenmeter <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wiki Community/Cabs<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 4: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + Meter<br> + It should be (a) inspected and sealed by Yolo County Weights and Measures or be (b) accepted by Yolo County if sealed by anouther county or possibly from the (c) calibration of a meter technician? I'm sure about a and b. Not sure if b requires a Yolo County Seal. --["Users/BruceHansen" Art]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Wiki Community/Cabshttp://daviswiki.org/Wiki_Community/Cabs2011-09-19 12:10:40JabberWokkyCopied back a better description of my idea from what I wrote to David <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wiki Community/Cabs<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Or, to say the same thing in better words: Perhaps a dedicated entry that demystifies the regulations and lays out what exists in Davis (both the regulations and how the local cab services are filed) makes more sense than trying to put info and a full explanation on each individual entry. -jw</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Wiki Community/Cabshttp://daviswiki.org/Wiki_Community/Cabs2011-09-19 12:07:04JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wiki Community/Cabs<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * As I say, it's an uncertain memory of a minor aspect of a conversation. David Placencia pointed out that much of this would probably make for a good new entry, and after all this discussion and guessing, I'm inclined to agree. It's perfectly appropriate to document the cab regulations of Davis on the Davis Wiki, so perhaps instead of tagging all the cab companies with awkward and growing information, it might make sense to create something with the specifics of the regulation information and create a table like ["pizza"] has. -jw</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Wiki Community/Cabshttp://daviswiki.org/Wiki_Community/Cabs2011-09-19 11:52:15StevenDaubertreply to JW <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wiki Community/Cabs<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ Pretty sure to do anything at the airport you have to pay them for the sticker or be in violation, I remember back in the day a cab got stung by Sac Sheriff or something for drop off at airport without permit ["Daubert"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Wiki Community/Cabshttp://daviswiki.org/Wiki_Community/Cabs2011-09-19 09:35:53JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wiki Community/Cabs<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * I could ''very'' easily be wrong here, but I ''think'' I understood from talking about this with Josh that you don't need anything to go to the airport, you just need something to wait and pick up fares there. I.e., you can take somebody from Davis there without having to get anything from the airport. Any cab driver who says otherwise is almost certainly correct. I'm not at all familiar with the regulations, it was a very minor bit of conversation at the Wiki BBQ. -jw</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Wiki Community/Cabshttp://daviswiki.org/Wiki_Community/Cabs2011-09-19 01:21:03StevenDaubertComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wiki Community/Cabs<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2011-09-19 01:21:03'' [[nbsp]] well as far as I know cabs need to be registered commercially (it will be number letter and the rest numbers on the license plate) and they need to have commercial insurance for all the drivers, it the meter needs to be inspected and sealed by county weights and measures, and the company has to have business license. If you want to go to the airport you get a sticker with a number and a transponder. Cabs have to have clear signage on them with a fictitious business name and phone number visible. etc etc --["Users/StevenDaubert"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Wiki Community/Cabshttp://daviswiki.org/Wiki_Community/Cabs2011-09-18 22:43:55WilliamLewis <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wiki Community/Cabs<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> If a cab lacks a meter, that's a problem. If a cab's meter is not sealed, this is a problem. If a driver intentionally takes an circuitous route? That is a problem. These are basic problems I expect cabs not to have. Noting that they don't have these problems is like noting that ["Charles Bamforth"] is potty-trained. It's a good assumption to make by default and I don't want to read about it. I personally don't care if a cab has paid the SMF shakedown fee and has a transponder. Should I care about other things? What information should be on a page about a cab? --["Users/WilliamLewis"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> If a cab lacks a meter, that's a problem. If a cab's meter is not sealed, this is a problem. If a driver intentionally takes an circuitous route? That is a problem. These are basic problems I expect cabs not to have. Noting that they don't have these problems is like noting that ["Charles Bamforth"] is potty-trained. It's a good assumption to make by default and I don't want to read about it<span>&nbsp;unless it proves not to be true</span>. I personally don't care if a cab has paid the SMF shakedown fee and has a transponder. Should I care about other things? What information should be on a page about a cab? --["Users/WilliamLewis"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Wiki Community/Cabshttp://daviswiki.org/Wiki_Community/Cabs2011-09-18 22:37:17WilliamLewis <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wiki Community/Cabs<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> If a cab lacks a meter, that's a problem. If a cab's meter is not sealed, this is a problem. If a driver intentionally takes an circuitous route? That is a problem. These are basic problems I expect cabs not to have. Noting that they don't have these problems is like noting that ["Charles Bamforth"] is potty-trained. It's a good assumption to make by default and I don't want to read about it. I personally don't care if a cab has paid the SMF shakedown fee and has a transponder. Should I care about other things? --["Users/WilliamLewis"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> If a cab lacks a meter, that's a problem. If a cab's meter is not sealed, this is a problem. If a driver intentionally takes an circuitous route? That is a problem. These are basic problems I expect cabs not to have. Noting that they don't have these problems is like noting that ["Charles Bamforth"] is potty-trained. It's a good assumption to make by default and I don't want to read about it. I personally don't care if a cab has paid the SMF shakedown fee and has a transponder. Should I care about other things<span>? What information should be on a page about a cab</span>? --["Users/WilliamLewis"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Wiki Community/Cabshttp://daviswiki.org/Wiki_Community/Cabs2011-09-18 22:27:03WilliamLewisbecause someone else will add this if I don't. also, edit_count++ =) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wiki Community/Cabs<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 4: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[comments]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Wiki Community/Cabshttp://daviswiki.org/Wiki_Community/Cabs2011-09-18 22:25:14WilliamLewis <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wiki Community/Cabs<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> If a cab lacks a meter, that's a problem. If a cab's meter is not sealed, this is a problem. If a driver intentionally takes an circuitous route? That is a problem. These are basic problems I expect cabs not to have. Noting that they don't have these problems is like noting that ["Charles Bamforth"] is potty-trained. It's a good assumption to make by default. I personally don't care if a cab has paid the SMF shakedown fee and has a transponder. Should I care about other things? --["Users/WilliamLewis"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> If a cab lacks a meter, that's a problem. If a cab's meter is not sealed, this is a problem. If a driver intentionally takes an circuitous route? That is a problem. These are basic problems I expect cabs not to have. Noting that they don't have these problems is like noting that ["Charles Bamforth"] is potty-trained. It's a good assumption to make by defaul<span>t and I don't want to read about i</span>t. I personally don't care if a cab has paid the SMF shakedown fee and has a transponder. Should I care about other things? --["Users/WilliamLewis"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Wiki Community/Cabshttp://daviswiki.org/Wiki_Community/Cabs2011-09-18 22:24:37WilliamLewisI really don't care, but I'm willing to be convinced. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wiki Community/Cabs<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ So what is important to know about cabs?<br> + <br> + If a cab lacks a meter, that's a problem. If a cab's meter is not sealed, this is a problem. If a driver intentionally takes an circuitous route? That is a problem. These are basic problems I expect cabs not to have. Noting that they don't have these problems is like noting that ["Charles Bamforth"] is potty-trained. It's a good assumption to make by default. I personally don't care if a cab has paid the SMF shakedown fee and has a transponder. Should I care about other things? --["Users/WilliamLewis"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>