New York TLC Issues Permanent Rules on Drug Testing

Posted on March 2, 2006 by LCT Staff - Also by this author - About the author

NEW YORK CITY — The New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission (TLC) has issued permanent rules pertaining to drug testing that will have an impact upon for-hire-vehicle operator licenses and medallion taxis. The permanent rules codified policy that had been established on temporary basis by the TLC in November. The rules, which become permanent on March 16, 2006, contain the following important requirements:

·Licensees must take a drug test each year.

·For licensees in the first year of a two-year license (at their interim period), drug testing must occur no sooner than 30 days prior to, and no later than, the date one year prior to the expiration date of the license.

·For licensees in the second year of a two-year license (renewal time), drug testing must occur no sooner than 30 days prior to, and no later than, the expiration date of the license.

·Beginning with expiration dates of March 16, 2006, failure of a licensee to be tested by the expiration date of his or her license will result in denial of a license renewal application, if any, and the expiration of the license.

Source: New York City TLC

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

NLA Supports, Celebrates Charities At LCT East

Early bird and group discounts end today, so don’t miss your chance to attend this event at the show!

Attention To Detail Sets California Operator Apart

WebXclusive: Millennial operator Aaron Schiff of Ascot Limousine uses his talents to maintain the stellar reputation of his godfather’s company.

Uber's Creepy Drones And Drivers

TNC Travesties Of The Week: The company's marketing techniques prove to be just as aggressive as their independent contractors. 

70 Defining Moments In Luxury Industry History

From the 1970s to the present, check out these incredible events that affect the wider luxury services and products sector. 

Do You Provide Customer Service Or Experience?

Companies may be tempted to stick with the former, but clients can almost immediately notice when the focus isn’t on the latter.

See More News

Facebook Comments ()

Comments (0)

Post a Comment



See More

See More

See More

See More

LCT Store

LCT Magazine - October 2016 $12.95 COVER STORY: * Leverage Tech To Levitate Your Operations * *


Experience the three annual industry events for networking for business, showcasing vehicles and products, and getting the tools for success.

Read About Your Region

What’s Happening Near You?
Click on any state to see the latest industry news and events in that region.

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment



Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Metro Magazine

Serving the bus and passenger rail industries for more than a century

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

Please sign in or register to .    Close