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width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.02(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> "Certificate" means a certificate issued by the Department of Public Safety, whether interim or permanent.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.02(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> "Chauffeur" means any person who meets the qualifications as prescribed in O.C.G.A. §§ <a href="https://links.casemakerlegal.com/states/ga/books/Code_of_Georgia/browse?ci=25&amp;id=gasos&amp;codesec=40-1-151&amp;title=40#40-1-151(2)" target="_newtab">40-1-151(2)</a> and <a href="https://links.casemakerlegal.com/states/ga/books/Code_of_Georgia/browse?ci=25&amp;id=gasos&amp;codesec=40-5-39&amp;title=40#" target="_newtab">40-5-39</a> and who is authorized by the Department of Driver Services to operate a limousine.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.02(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> "DPS" means the Georgia Department of Public Safety.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.02(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> "Department" means the Department of Driver Services.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.02(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> "For hire" means to operate a motor vehicle in this state for the purpose of transporting passengers for compensation or donation as a limousine carrier, ride share network or driver, or taxi service.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.02(6)">(6)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> "For-hire license endorsement" means an endorsement to a driver's license pursuant to O.C.G.A. § <a href="https://links.casemakerlegal.com/states/ga/books/Code_of_Georgia/browse?ci=25&amp;id=gasos&amp;codesec=40-5-39&amp;title=40#" target="_newtab">40-5-39</a> that authorizes the holder of the license to operate a motor vehicle for the purpose of transporting passengers in this state for compensation or donation as a limousine carrier, ride share network or driver, or taxi service.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.02(7)">(7)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> "Limousine" means any motor vehicle that meets the definition set forth in O.C.G.A. § <a href="https://links.casemakerlegal.com/states/ga/books/Code_of_Georgia/browse?ci=25&amp;id=gasos&amp;codesec=40-1-151&amp;title=40#40-1-151(4)" target="_newtab">40-1-151(4)</a>.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.02(8)">(8)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> "Limousine carrier" means any person operating a service regularly rendered to the public by furnishing transportation for hire, not over fixed routes, by means of limousines, or extended limousines, on the basis of telephone contract or written contract.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.02(9)">(9)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> "Private Background Check" means a local and national criminal background check conducted by the taxi service, limousine carrier, or ride share network service that employs such driver which shall include a review of driving history, search of the national sex offender registry database, and search of criminal records.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.02(10)">(10)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> "Ride Share Driver" means an individual who uses his or her personal passenger car, as defined in O.C.G.A. § <a href="https://links.casemakerlegal.com/states/ga/books/Code_of_Georgia/browse?ci=25&amp;id=gasos&amp;codesec=40-1-1&amp;title=40#40-1-1(41)" target="_newtab">40-1-1(41)</a>, to provide transportation for passengers arranged through a ride share network service.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.02(11)">(11)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> "Ride Share Network Service" means any person or entity that uses a digital network or internet network to connect passengers to ride share drivers for the purposes of prearranged transportation for hire or for donation. This term shall not include any corporate sponsored vanpool or exempt rideshare as such terms are defined in O.C.G.A. § <a href="https://links.casemakerlegal.com/states/ga/books/Code_of_Georgia/browse?ci=25&amp;id=gasos&amp;codesec=40-1-100&amp;title=40#" target="_newtab">40-1-100</a>, provided that such corporate sponsored vanpool or exempt rideshare is not operated for the purposes of generating a profit.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.02(12)">(12)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> "Taxi Service" means any taxicab company or provider which utilizes a motor vehicle or similar vehicle, device, machine, or conveyance to transport passengers; uses a taximeter; and is registered with the Department of Public Safety and, if applicable, is authorized to provide taxicab services pursuant to an ordinance of a local government of this state.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.02(13)">(13)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> "Taxi Driver" means an individual who is authorized to operate a taxicab for the purpose of carrying or transporting passengers.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/375-5-5-.03" name="375-5-5-.03" title="375-5-5-.03">Rule 375-5-5-.03 For-hire Endorsement Requirements</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.03(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Before any person may be issued a For-hire license endorsement to operate a motor vehicle for the purpose of transporting passengers in the State of Georgia for compensation or donation as a limousine carrier, ride share network or driver, or taxi service, an application shall be made in writing to the Department, on a form prescribed and furnished by the Department.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.03(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The application shall include the following minimum information: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.03(2)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The applicant's name, address, phone number, date of birth and driver's license number.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.03(2)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Applicant must complete information for background investigation and sign authorization form.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.03(2)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Submit a non-refundable application fee in the amount of $15.00.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.03(2)(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Provide a letter from a For-hire company showing proof of employment/affiliation.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/375-5-5-.04" name="375-5-5-.04" title="375-5-5-.04">Rule 375-5-5-.04 Qualifications for Issuance of a For-hire License Endorsement</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.04(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> For-hire license endorsement applicants must be at least 18 years of age.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.04(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Applicants must possess a valid Georgia driver's license.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.04(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Must pass a criminal background check in accordance with the provisions of O.C.G.A. § <a href="https://links.casemakerlegal.com/states/ga/books/Code_of_Georgia/browse?ci=25&amp;id=gasos&amp;codesec=40-5-39&amp;title=40#" target="_newtab">40-5-39</a>.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.04(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Applicant must work for a For-hire company that holds a Certificate issued by the DPS.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.04(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Must be a U.S. citizen or submit proof of lawful status.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/375-5-5-.05" name="375-5-5-.05" title="375-5-5-.05">Rule 375-5-5-.05 Suspension, Revocation, or Cancellation of a For-hire License Endorsement</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.05(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.05(1)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> If at the time of application the applicant is charged with any offense that a conviction for which would result in said applicant's ineligibility for a For-hire license endorsement, consideration of the application shall be suspended until entry of a plea or verdict or dismissal of said charge.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.05(1)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> If after the issuance of a For-hire license endorsement a person is charged any offense that a conviction for which would result in said applicant's ineligibility for the For-hire license endorsement may be suspended pending disposition of such charge. If the person is convicted of such charge, the For-hire license endorsement shall be revoked.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.05(1)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The Department shall send written notice to the For-hire license endorsement holder of the suspension, revocation, or denial of his or her application for a For-hire license endorsement. Appeals of such actions shall be subject to the process outlined in Ga. Comp. R. &amp; Regs. <a title="375-3-3-.04" href="375-3-3-.04">375-3-3-.04</a>.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.05(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A For-hire license endorsement may be suspended or revoked if is found that the bearer gave false information on his or her application.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.05(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The Department may at any time, after notice and opportunity to be heard, suspend or revoke any For-hire license endorsement, if it shall be made to appear that the holder has willfully violated the rules and regulations prescribed by the Department.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.05(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> If the Georgia driver's license of the For-hire license endorsement holder is suspended by the Department, the For-hire license endorsement will not be valid while the Georgia driver's license is under suspension, revocation, or cancellation.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/375-5-5-.06" name="375-5-5-.06" title="375-5-5-.06">Rule 375-5-5-.06 General Regulations</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.06(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Any customer who is authorized to operate a motor vehicle for the purpose of transporting passengers in the State of Georgia for compensation or donation as a limousine carrier, ride share network or driver, or taxi service, and opts to hold a For-hire license endorsement in lieu of a private background check certification, shall have his or her driver's license endorsed to reflect such privilege. Customers holding a valid and unexpired chauffeur's permit issued prior to July 1, 2012 may have their driver's licenses updated to reflect the For-hire endorsement at any time, but no later than the expiration date of such permit.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.06(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Every For-hire license endorsement holder shall his or her valid driver's license bearing the For-hire license endorsement in his or her immediate possession at all times while operating a motor vehicle for the purpose of transporting passengers in the State of Georgia for compensation or donation as a limousine carrier, ride share network or driver, or taxi service.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.06(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> In the event a For-hire license endorsement holder is required to surrender his or her driver's license pursuant to O.C.G.A. § <a href="https://links.casemakerlegal.com/states/ga/books/Code_of_Georgia/browse?ci=25&amp;id=gasos&amp;codesec=40-5-67&amp;title=40#" target="_newtab">40-5-67</a>, he or she may continue to operate under his or her For-hire endorsement unless and until a suspension or his or her endorsement or driving privilege is imposed, and the temporary driving permit issued at the time of his or her arrest shall be documentation of such privilege.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.06(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> For-hire license endorsements shall be valid for the term of the holder's driver's license unless it has been suspended, revoked, or cancelled.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.06(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> All complaints filed against the For-hire license endorsement holder must be in writing and plainly state the allegations against the endorsement holder.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.06(6)">(6)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The For-hire license endorsement holder must be cognizant of the safety of the passengers at all times.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="375-5-5-.06(7)">(7)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Applicants for For-hire license endorsements are subject to the background investigations mandated in O.C.G.A. § <a href="https://links.casemakerlegal.com/states/ga/books/Code_of_Georgia/browse?ci=25&amp;id=gasos&amp;codesec=40-5-39&amp;title=40#" target="_newtab">40-5-39</a> at the time of making an initial application and at renewal thereof. Upon expiration of the holder's current driver's license, applicants holding chauffeur permits issued prior to July 1, 2012, and/or driver's license chauffeur endorsements issued after July 1, 2012, or For-hire license endorsements issued after July 1, 2015, must reapply for the For-hire license endorsement and submit to a new background investigation before such privilege can be renewed and/or added to his or her driver's license. In the event a customer fails to reapply and satisfy the background requirement prior to the expiration of his or her previously issued driver's license, he or she may not be issued a driver's license bearing a For-hire license endorsement until after they have completed a new For-hire license endorsement application and the background requirement is met. He or she may renew his or her underlying driver's license, but such license shall not reflect the For-hire license endorsement, and he or she shall be prohibited from operating a limousine without such endorsement.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/375-5-5-.07" name="375-5-5-.07" title="375-5-5-.07">Rule 375-5-5-.07 Alternative Resources for Background Investigations</a></h2> <P>In the event the Department is unable to obtain classifiable electronically recorded fingerprints from an applicant for reasons that are beyond the applicant's control, the Department may conduct a background investigation of such applicant utilizing the CJIS Name Search procedures authorized by the Federal Bureau of Investigations and the Georgia Bureau of Investigations.</P> </div> </div> </HTML> </div> <div id="toc" class="sidebar noprint"> <ul id="toc-children" class="children"><li><a href="/GAC/375-5-5-.01" name="375-5-5-.01" title="375-5-5-.01">Rule 375-5-5-.01 Organization</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/375-5-5-.02" name="375-5-5-.02" title="375-5-5-.02">Rule 375-5-5-.02 Definitions</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/375-5-5-.03" name="375-5-5-.03" title="375-5-5-.03">Rule 375-5-5-.03 For-hire Endorsement Requirements</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/375-5-5-.04" name="375-5-5-.04" title="375-5-5-.04">Rule 375-5-5-.04 Qualifications for Issuance of a For-hire License Endorsement</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/375-5-5-.05" name="375-5-5-.05" title="375-5-5-.05">Rule 375-5-5-.05 Suspension, Revocation, or Cancellation of a For-hire License Endorsement</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/375-5-5-.06" name="375-5-5-.06" title="375-5-5-.06">Rule 375-5-5-.06 General Regulations</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/375-5-5-.07" name="375-5-5-.07" title="375-5-5-.07">Rule 375-5-5-.07 Alternative Resources for Background Investigations</a></li></ul> </div> </div> <!--content ends here--> <div id="footer" class="noprint"><span class="footer">Copyright &copy; 2019 Lawriter LLC - All rights reserved.</span>| <a href="mailto:support@casemakerlegal.com?subject=Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia">Email Us</a> | 844-838-0769 | <a href="http://livechat.casemakerlegal.com/client.php?locale=en" target="_blank" onclick="if(navigator.userAgent.toLowerCase().indexOf('opera') != -1 && window.event.preventDefault)window.event.preventDefault();this.newWindow = window.open('http://livechat.casemakerlegal.com/client.php?locale=en&url='+escape(document.location.href)+'&referrer='+escape(document.referrer), 'webim','toolbar=0,scrollbars=0,location=0,status=1,menubar=0,width=640,height=480,resizable=1');this.newWindow.focus();this.newWindow.opener=window;return false;">Live Chat</a> </div> </div> </body> </html>