Keizer cracks down on taxi drivers

Operators will need city-issued license after years of reciprocity By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Al Wakefield, owner of Willamette Valley Yellow Cab, asked the city to suspend its ordinance requiring taxi drivers to pay for an additional license to operate in Keizer at the Keizer City Council meeting Monday, April 17. Wakefield was, in part, responding to a letter he and a half-dozen other local vehicle-for-hire companies received in March requesting compliance with local ordinance. The move is a shift in longstanding policy that has allowed drivers with a Salem-issued license to operate in Keizer. With a...

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