(1) Any person who is hired, assumes the duties of, or acts as a chauffeur either full-time, part-time, or in an intermittent hire capacity in Washington state, including a business owner, must meet the criteria listed in RCW 46.72A.090
(2) Before a chauffeur operates a limousine, the limousine carrier must submit to the business licensing service a signed statement on a form provided by the department certifying that the carrier possesses the required documentation under WAC 308-83-140
. With each annual renewal application, the limousine carrier must submit to the business licensing service an updated chauffeur certification statement listing each chauffeur employed by or driving for the carrier.
(3) Failure to submit a chauffeur's name and required identification on the certification statement form will result in the removal of a chauffeur from the carrier's limousine license record.
(4) No limousine carrier may allow, permit, or authorize a driver to drive a limousine motor vehicle during any period:
(a) In which the carrier does not have the required proof of all items under WAC 308-83-140
(b) In which the chauffeur has a driver license suspended, revoked, or canceled by the state, has lost the privilege to drive a limousine in this state, or has been disqualified from driving a limousine.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 46.72A
, 43.24, and 46.04
RCW. WSR 17-20-019, § 308-83-145, filed 9/26/17, effective 10/27/17. Statutory Authority: Chapters 46.72A
RCW, RCW 43.24.086
and 2011 c 374. WSR 12-02-035, § 308-83-145, filed 12/29/11, effective 2/1/12.]