52 Pa. Code § 29.71 - Marking of vehicles

(a) Identification. A common carrier shall paint or affix on each side of each motor vehicle operated in certificated service by him in letters of at least 2 inches in height and at least 1/2 inch in width, the name or registered insignia, if approved by the Commission, of the carrier and the number of the certificate of public convenience as follows:

"Pa.P.U.C. No. A-"

(b) Exceptions.
(1) Subsection (a) does not apply to vehicles owned by another carrier which may be used temporarily in situations arising from accident, breakdown or peak demand.
(2) Subsection (a) does not apply to vehicles operated in luxury limousine service as provided in § 29.333(c) (relating to vehicle and equipment requirements).
(c) Numbers. A common carrier of passengers by taxicab operating more than one taxi shall cause to be painted or affixed a distinguishing number of at least 4 inches in height and at least 1/2 inch in width, in numerical sequence beginning with No. 1, in a conspicuous location on the rear and on each front side where it is clearly distinguishable from the rear and front side of each motor vehicle. If the common carrier operates under the name of an association not certificated by the Commission, there shall also be, in lieu of a separate numbering system, a single numerical sequence for an association and there shall be painted on the taxicab the name of the association, and the sequential number assigned by the association. The association shall supply the Commission with a current listing of the numbers assigned to each certificated carrier.


52 Pa. Code § 29.71
The provisions of this § 29.71 adopted April 15, 1946; amended February 21, 1966; amended August 6, 1976, 6 Pa.B. 1840; amended July 25, 1997, effective 8/25/1997, 27 Pa.B. 3676.

The provisions of this § 29.71 amended under 66 Pa.C.S. § § 501, 504-506, 1301 and 1501.

This section cited in 52 Pa. Code § 29.333 (relating to vehicle and equipment requirements); 52 Pa. Code § 30.31 (relating to vehicle equipment requirements); 52 Pa. Code § 37.205 (relating to additions or modifications to 49 CFR); and 52 Pa. Code § 29.402 (relating to vehicle equipment requirements).

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