Florida Limo Operator Battles Minimum Fare Rule

Posted on February 13, 2015

Tom Halsnik has been a chauffeur for 25 years ever since he graduated college. Now, he is the owner of Black Pearl Limousine in Tampa.

Halsnik said he would like to offer discounts to frequent customers and give deals during the off season and holidays.

But he’s not at liberty to do so because of a requirement by the Hillsborough County Public Transportation Commission. It’s a rule that requires limo drivers to charge a $50 minimum, no matter how short the drive.

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Related Topics: city regulations, Florida operators, industry regulations, limousine regulations, Tampa Bay operators

Comments ( 2 )
  • kathyrose

     | about 5 years ago

    It should be solved in favor of both Limousine owners and public

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