City claims authority to regulate vehicles for hire

print Transportation administrative notice is supported from an another quarter, that of the Chattanooga city charter. The city government has authority to require vehicles for hire to be licensed. The rule appears in the charter’s list of “corporate powers” in Title 2, giving the corporation power to tax “pleasure automobiles and motorcycles, taxicabs, buses.” By David Tulis / NoogaRadio 92.7 State law and numerous court cases make clear that the state and its organizations — such as city and county governments and the highway patrol — have power to regulate the for-profit use of the roads (but not, as TAN … Continue reading City claims authority to regulate vehicles for hire