Code of the District of Columbia

§ 50–301.25b. Training of employees and operators.

(a) A company that uses digital dispatch shall train associated operators:

(1) In how to properly and safely handle mobility devices and equipment and to treat an individual with disabilities in a respectful and courteous manner; and

(2) On District traffic laws and regulations, and the penalties for violating these laws and regulations, including:

(A) The rights and duties of motorists, which include not blocking the crosswalk or intersection, and not driving or stopping in a bicycle lane;

(B) The rights and duties of pedestrians; and

(C) The rights and duties of bicyclists.

(b) Completion of a public vehicle-for-hire operator's training course approved by the DFHV shall satisfy the operator training required by subsection (a) of this section.


(Mar. 25, 1986, D.C. Law 6-97, § 20f-2; as added Mar. 10, 2015, D.C. Law 20-197, § 2(h), 61 DCR 12430; June 22, 2016, D.C. Law 21-124, § 401(x), 63 DCR 7076; Oct. 8, 2016, D.C. Law 21-155, § 602, 63 DCR 10143; Feb. 22, 2019, D.C. Law 22-224, § 2(h), 66 DCR 187.)

Editor's Notes

Applicability of D.C. Law 20-197: Section 7 of D.C. Law 20-197 provided, in part, that §§ 1, 2, 3, and 4 of the act shall apply as of March 10, 2015.