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Replacement of 2011 Model Year Taxicabs


In compliance with the age and mileage limitations for taxicabs outlined in the law and Authority regulations, the last day on which a 2011 model year vehicle may be operated in taxicab service is December 31, 2019.  This date is fast approachingSee 53 Pa.C.S. § 5714 and Act 164 of 2016 – 53 Pa.C.S. § 57B02 (c)(6); see also 52 Pa. Code § 1017.4.

As you will recall, taxicabs are no longer subject to biannual inspections and the law mandates that taxicabs shall be no more than eight (8) years old or have been driven no more than 350,000 miles.  This reminder notice is being sent to you to help prevent scheduling conflicts.   Please contact the TLD’s Enforcement Department at (215) 683-9447 to schedule a change-of-vehicle appointment.

OUT OF SERVICE DESIGNATION: ACT 164 of 2016, 53 Pa.C.S. § 57B02 (c)(14) requires five (5) days notice to the CERTIFICATE owner prior to suspending or otherwise disabling a taxicab meter. THIS IS YOUR NOTICE.

William P. Schmid
Deputy Director
Taxicab and Limousine Division
2415 S. Swanson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148
T (215) 683-9471
F (215) 683-9452