Follow relevant safety regulations and state laws governing vehicle operation and ensure that passengers follow safety regulations.
Test vehicle equipment, such as lights, brakes, horns, or windshield wipers, to ensure proper operation.
Arrange to pick up particular customers or groups on a regular schedule.
Provide passengers with assistance entering and exiting vehicles and help them with any luggage.
Notify dispatchers or company mechanics of vehicle problems.
Complete accident reports when necessary.
Communicate with dispatchers by radio, telephone, or computer to exchange information and receive requests for passenger service.
Drive taxicabs, limousines, company cars, or privately owned vehicles to transport passengers.
Perform routine vehicle maintenance, such as regulating tire pressure and adding gasoline, oil, and water.
Determine fares based on trip distances and times, using taximeters and fee schedules, and announce fares to passengers.